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

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

Author: Peter Balakian
Publisher: Chicago : The University of Chicago Press, 2015. ©2015
Edition/Format:   eBook : Document : EnglishView all editions and formats

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: Electronic books
Criticism, interpretation, etc
Additional Physical Format: Print version:
Balakian, Peter, 1951-
Vise and shadow
(DLC) 2014038951
Material Type: Document, Internet resource
Document Type: Internet Resource, Computer File
All Authors / Contributors: Peter Balakian
ISBN: 9780226254470 022625447X
OCLC Number: 918984053
Description: 1 online resource (xii, 279 pages, 4 unnumbered pages of plates) : color illustrations
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.
Other Titles: Essays on the lyric imagination, poetry, art, and culture
Responsibility: Peter Balakian.


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"Vise and Shadow belongs on a shelf alongside the literary essays of J. M. Coetzee, Adrienne Rich, and Seamus Heaney-all of whom are absorbed by the very same questions haunting and inspiring Read more...

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