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Lyric orientations : Hölderlin, Rilke, and poetics of community

Author: Hannah Vandegrift Eldridge
Publisher: Ithaca, New York : Cornell University Press and Cornell University Library, [Place of publication not identified] : [publisher not identified], 2015. 2016.
Series: Signale (Ithaca, N.Y.)
Edition/Format:   eBook : Document : EnglishView all editions and formats
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In Lyric Orientations, Hannah Vandegrift Eldridge explores the power of lyric poetry to stir the social and emotional lives of human beings in the face of the ineffable nature of our mortality. She focuses on two German-speaking masters of lyric prose and poetry: Friedrich Hölderlin (1770-1843) and Rainer Maria Rilke (1875-1926). While Hölderlin and Rilke are stylistically very different, each believes in the  Read more...
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Genre/Form: Electronic books
Criticism, interpretation, etc
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(DLC) 2015039290
Named Person: Rainer Maria Rilke; Friedrich Hölderlin; Rainer Maria Rilke; Friedrich Hölderlin; Friedrich Hölderlin; Rainer Maria Rilke
Material Type: Document, Internet resource
Document Type: Internet Resource, Computer File
All Authors / Contributors: Hannah Vandegrift Eldridge
ISBN: 9781501701061 1501701061
OCLC Number: 938324181
Description: 1 online resource (1 PDF (xi, 217 pages))
Contents: Introduction : on orientation --
Skepticism and the struggle over finitude : Stanley Cavell --
The anxiety of theory : Hölderlin's poetology as skeptical syndrome --
Friedrich Hölderlin, "Blödigkeit," "das nächste Beste," "Andenken" --
Calls for communion : Hölderlin's late poetry --
Malevolent intimacies : Rilke and skeptical vulnerability --
Rainer Maria Rilke, Sonette an Orpheus (excerpts) --
Figuring finitude: Rilke's sonnets to orpheus --
Epilogue. "Desperate conversation" ; poetic finitude in Paul Celan and after.
Series Title: Signale (Ithaca, N.Y.)
Responsibility: Hannah Vandegrift Eldridge.

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In Lyric Orientations, Hannah Vandegrift Eldridge explores the power of lyric poetry to stir the social and emotional lives of human beings in the face of the ineffable nature of our mortality. She  Read more...

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