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Daniel Tompsett: Wallace Stevens and Pre

wallace stevens and pre socratic philosophy tompsett daniel

Tompsett traces the transition of pre-Socratic ideas into poetry and philosophy of the post-Kantian period, assessing the impact that the mythologies associated with pre-Socratism have had on structures of metaphysical thought that are still found in poetry and philosophy today. Tompsett tries to get behind and beyond such critical contexts to focus more squarely on the place of ontological thinking in Stevens' work. Tompsett traces the transition of pre-Socratic ideas into poetry and philosophy of the post-Kantian period, assessing the impact that the mythologies associated with pre-Socratism have had on structures of metaphysical thought that are still found in poetry and philosophy today. Capitale sociale in euro: deliberato 4. Contents: Part I: Wallace Stevens, Pre-Socratic Philosophy and Ontological Literature. Tompsett argues that Stevens' poetry 'plays' its audience into an ontological ground in an effort to show that his 'reduction of metaphysics' is not dry philosophical imposition, but is enacted by our encounter with the poems themselves. This shows how such mythic rhythms are apparent within the work of Friedrich Nietzsche, Martin Heidegger and Hans-Georg Gadamer, and how these rhythms release a poetic understanding of the violence of a 'reduction of metaphysics.

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Wallace Stevens And Pre

wallace stevens and pre socratic philosophy tompsett daniel

The Violence of a Reduction of Metaphysics in Wallace Stevens' Poetry 10. Tompsett argues that Stevens' poetry attempts to 'play' its audience into an ontological ground in an effort to show that his 'reduction of metaphysics' is not dry philosophical imposition, but is enacted by our encounter with the poems themselves. After Kant: The Attempt to Experience the 'Thing-In-Itself' through the Pre-Socratic Element in the Philosophy of Art ; Polemos and the Violent Nature of the 'Thing-in-Itself'. To be sure, for the philosophers at Harvard with whose work Stevens was thoroughly acquainted from his days as a student there William James, Josiah Royce, George Santayana references to the pre-Socratics were standard fare. This transition is treated as becoming increasingly important as poetic and philosophic forms have progressively taken on the existential burden of our post-theological age.

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wallace stevens and pre socratic philosophy tompsett daniel

This book studies Wallace Stevens and pre-Socratic philosophy, showing how concepts that animate Stevens' poetry parallel concepts and techniques found in the poetic works of Parmenides, Empedocles, and Xenophanes, and in the fragments of Heraclitus. Through an analysis of the language and form of Stevens' poems, Tompsett uncovers the mythology his poetry shares with certain pre-Socratics and with Greek tragedy. Approaching the Poetics of Being 2. It is clearly addressed not just to Stevens experts, or students of Anglophone modernism, but to all those with an interest in the relations between literature and philosophy, aesthetic theory, and questions of metaphysics, ontology, and religion in a post-theological age. Approaching the Poetics of Being ; The Ontological Experience of the Work of Art. Approaching the Poetics of Being 2.

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wallace stevens and pre socratic philosophy tompsett daniel

Through an analysis of the language and form of Stevens' poems, Tompsett uncovers the mythology his poetry shares with certain pre-Socratics and with Greek tragedy. Hoepli 5, 20121 Milano - Italy Tel. Through an analysis of the language and form of Stevens' poems, Tompsett uncovers the mythology his poetry shares with certain pre-Socratics and with Greek tragedy. He finds this expressed both in poetic reflections on and aesthetic enactments of two key notions long familiar to Stevens critics: being and becoming. Tompsett traces the transition of pre-Socratic ideas into poetry and philosophy of the post-Kantian period, assessing the impact that the mythologies associated with pre-Socratism have had on structures of metaphysical thought that are still found in poetry and philosophy today. Tompsett argues that Stevens' poetry 'plays' its audience into an ontological ground in an effort to show that his 'reduction of metaphysics' is not dry philosophical imposition, but is enacted by our encounter with the poems themselves. .

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Wallace Stevens and pre

wallace stevens and pre socratic philosophy tompsett daniel

This transition is treated as becoming increasingly important as poetic and philosophic forms have progressively taken on the existential burden of our post-theological age. This transition is treated as becoming increasingly important as poetic and philosophic forms have progressively taken on the existential burden of our post-theological age. Through an analysis of the language and form of Stevens' poems, Tompsett uncovers the mythology his poetry shares with certain pre-Socratics and with Greek tragedy. If a return to the pre-Socratics to discuss the work of a twentieth-century American modernist poet is to have any value at all, it should be in circumventing and overcoming more established frameworks. This shows how such mythic rhythms are apparent within the work of Friedrich Nietzsche, Martin Heidegger and Hans-Georg Gadamer, and how these rhythms release a poetic understanding of the violence of a 'reduction of metaphysics. This shows how such mythic rhythms are apparent within the work of Friedrich Nietzsche, Martin Heidegger and Hans-Georg Gadamer, and how these rhythms release a poetic understanding of the violence of a 'reduction of metaphysics. Although Tompsett sets the stage by demonstrating Stevens' familiarity with pre-Socratic philosophers mainly Empedocles, Heraclitus, Parmenides, and Xenophanes , he does not see his argument as a simple case of influence studies.

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Wallace Stevens and Pre

wallace stevens and pre socratic philosophy tompsett daniel

This transition is treated as becoming increasingly important as poetic and philosophic forms have progressively taken on the existential burden of our post-theological age. Daniel Tompsett's Wallace Stevens and Pre-Socratic Philosophy appears in a series called Interdisciplinary Perspectives on Literature. And so we find Tompsett grappling repeatedly with Simon Critchley's presentation of Stevens in a Kantian tradition, or with Harold Bloom's insistence on the poet's romantic heritage. Se vuoi saperne di più o negare il consenso a tutti o ad alcuni cookie. This book studies Wallace Stevens and pre-Socratic philosophy, showing how concepts that animate Stevens' poetry parallel concepts and techniques found in the poetic works of Parmenides, Empedocles, and Xenophanes, and in the fragments of Heraclitus.

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Daniel Tompsett: Wallace Stevens and Pre

wallace stevens and pre socratic philosophy tompsett daniel

Tompsett traces the transition of pre-Socratic ideas into poetry and philosophy of the post-Kantian period, assessing the impact that the mythologies associated with pre-Socratism have had on structures of metaphysical thought that are still found in poetry and philosophy today. Among these, it is especially Heidegger, with his explicit return to the pre-Socratics, and Gadamer, with his hermeneutics developed in Truth and Method 1960 , that seem to have been the triggers for the present reconsideration of Stevens. Poetry and Religion: 'Major Man' as Poetic Saviour ; The 'Supreme Fiction' as the Transvaluation of Religion with Poetry. This is not name-dropping: they are indeed the thinkers on whose work Tompsett builds for much of the time. Not all stages of this argument are equally convincing or productive.

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Wallace Stevens And Pre

wallace stevens and pre socratic philosophy tompsett daniel

Tompsett traces the transition of pre-Socratic ideas into poetry and philosophy of the post-Kantian period, assessing the impact that the mythologies associated with pre-Socratism have had on structures of metaphysical thought that are still found in poetry and philosophy today. This transition is treated as becoming increasingly important as poetic and philosophic forms have progressively taken on the existential burden of our post-theological age. The final chapter notably drifts off into tangential. For those so inclined, it will be in many ways an exciting contribution that makes a strong, extended case for the relevance of pre-Socratic ontological thinking to Stevens' modernist brand of poetic philosophy. The E-mail message field is required.

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