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Vise and shadow : essays on the lyric imagination, poetry, art, and culture

Author: Peter Balakian
Publisher: Chicago : The University of Chicago Press, 2015.
Edition/Format:   Print book : EnglishView all editions and formats
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Offers a way to think about how the power of poetry, art, and the lyrical imagination illuminate history, trauma, and memory.

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Genre/Form: Criticism, interpretation, etc
Additional Physical Format: Ebook version
Document Type: Book
All Authors / Contributors: Peter Balakian
ISBN: 9780226254166 022625416X 9780226254333 022625433X
OCLC Number: 890757450
Description: xii, 279 pages, 6 color plates : illustrations ; 23 cm
Contents: Poetry as civilization: Primo Levi and Dante at Auschwitz --
The poem as history --
Ingesting violence: the poetry of witness problem --
Theodore Roethke's lost son and the confessional era --
Hart Crane's Broken tower --
Poet from Kars: Yeghishe Charents and Armenia's modern age --
Collage and its discontents --
Arshile Gorky: from the Armenian genocide to the avant-garde --
The Anatolian embrace: Greeks and Armenians in Elia Kazan's America, America --
Siamanto's bloody news --
Bob Dylan in suburbia --
Writing horizontal: notes toward the poem as space.
Responsibility: Peter Balakian.

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