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This book elaborates a psychoanalytic understanding of the creative process in poets. It does so via a close reading of the author's work and that of other Anglo-Jewish writers. In addition to their obvious cathartic effect, poems (like dreams) involuntarily metabolise hidden anxiety. Troublesome diasporic experience can be shown to generate a distinctive vocabulary and sequence of linguistic tropes. The principal subjects are Jon Silkin, A.C. Jacobs, Dannie Abse, Michael Hamburger, Richard Berengarten, and Elaine Feinstein.
  • ISBN13: 9781481027557
  • Publisher: Createspace Independent Publishing Platform
  • Pubilcation Year: 2012
  • Format: Paperback
  • Pages: 00174
Specifications
FormatPaperback
Publication DateDecember 7, 2012
Primary CategoryLiterary Criticism/Jewish
Publisher ImprintCreatespace Independent Publishing Platform

Poetics of the Diaspora

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