The Poetics of Common Knowledge focuses on Descartes, Hegel, Freud, and the information theorists, on the one hand, and the poets of the American avant-garde, on the other. This book is a call literally for a new poetry, a new making, that manifests the possibility for sense-making in a postmodern condition without universals or absolutes. In such a poetry, fragmentation bespeaks not brokenness but the richness of the world apprehended without the habits of recognition.word beside why there they went. That is a speech. Anybody will listen. (Stein, 1973, 13-14) Sentences in themselves, however, are too static, too insistent upon their own completion, and they are therefore emotionally colorless. aquot;Saving theanbsp;...
|Title||:||The Poetics of the Common Knowledge|
|Publisher||:||SUNY Press - 1994|