Lunar Voices: Of Tragedy, Poetry, Fiction, and Thought

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David Farrell Krell reflects on nine writers and philosophers, including Heidegger, Derrida, Blanchot, and Holderlin, in a personal exploration of the meaning of sensual love, language, tragedy, and death. The moon provides a unifying image that guides Krell's development of a new poetics in which literature and philosophy become one. Krell pursues important philosophical motifs such as time, rhythm, and desire, through texts by Nietzsche, Trakl, Empedocles, Kafka, and Garcia Marquez. He surveys instances in which poets or ...

Lunar Voices: Of Tragedy, Poetry, Fiction, and Thought 1995, University of Chicago Press, Chicago, IL

ISBN-13: 9780226452777

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Lunar Voices: Of Tragedy, Poetry, Fiction, and Thought 1995, University of Chicago Press, Chicago, IL

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