By Jason Lagapa
This ebook explores the utopian mind's eye in modern American poetry and the ways that experimental poets formulate a utopian poetics through adopting the rhetorical rules of damaging theology, which proposes utilizing unfavourable statements as a way of testifying to the very best, unrepresentable being of God. With person chapters on works through such poets as Susan Howe, Nathaniel Mackey, Charles Bernstein, and Alice Notley, this e-book illustrates how a method of negation equally proves optimum for depicting the topic of utopia in literary works.
Negative Theology and Utopian idea in modern American Poetry: Determined Negations contends that adverse statements in experimental poetry illustrate the possibility of utopian social swap, now not by way of portraying an awesome international itself yet through revealing the very problem of representing utopia directly.
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Negative Theology and Utopian Thought in Contemporary American Poetry: Determined Negations (American Literature Readings in the 21st Century) by Jason Lagapa