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The language of inquiry

Author: Lyn Hejinian
Publisher: Berkeley : University of California Press, ©2000.
Edition/Format:   eBook : Document : State or province government publication : EnglishView all editions and formats
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Lyn Hejinian is among the most prominent of contemporary American poets. Her autobiographical poem My Life, a best-selling book of innovative American poetry, has garnered accolades and fans inside and outside academia. The Language of Inquiry is a comprehensive and wonderfully readable collection of her essays, and its publication promises to be an important event for American literary culture.
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Genre/Form: Electronic books
Essays (teksten)
Additional Physical Format: Print version:
Hejinian, Lyn.
Language of inquiry.
Berkeley : University of California Press, ©2000
(DLC) 00037776
(OCoLC)43864298
Named Person: Lyn Hejinian; Lyn Hejinian
Material Type: Document, Government publication, State or province government publication, Internet resource
Document Type: Internet Resource, Computer File
All Authors / Contributors: Lyn Hejinian
ISBN: 9780520922273 0520922271 0585389861 9780585389868 1597347000 9781597347006 1282758748 9781282758742
OCLC Number: 49570122
Description: 1 online resource (ix, 438 pages) : illustrations
Contents: A Thought Is the Bride of What Thinking --
If Written Is Writing --
Who Is Speaking? --
The Rejection of Closure --
Language and "Paradise" --
Two Stein Talks --
Line --
Strangeness --
Materials (for Dubravka Djuric) --
Comments for Manuel Brito --
The Person and Description --
The Quest for Knowledge in the Western Poem --
La Faustienne --
Three Lives --
Forms in Alterity: On Translation --
Barbarism --
Reason --
A Common Sense --
Happily.
Responsibility: Lyn Hejinian.

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Offers a collection of Lyn Hejinian's essays spanning almost twenty-five years. Central to these essays are the themes of time and knowledge, and consciousness and perception.  Read more...

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