Wittgenstein, Kraus, and Valery: A Paradigm for Poetic Rhyme and Reason


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This book attempts to establish a paradigm for the way language works - that is, means and creates meaning - in contemporary Western poetry. The ???model??? is developed from a rereading of Ludwig Wittgenstein's theory of language; a rereading that is complemented with Karl Kraus's conception of language creation and Paul Val???ry's theories of poetry and language. The implications of the paradigm are then explored from several perspectives: the process of writing and reading; the mechanisms of language combination; the ?? ...

Wittgenstein, Kraus, and Valéry: A Paradigm for Poetic Rhyme and Reason 2002, Peter Lang Inc., International Academic Publishers, New York

ISBN-13: 9780820452852