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Poetry and pragmatism

Richard Poirier

Poetry and pragmatism

by Richard Poirier

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Published by Faber and Faber in London .
Written in English

    Subjects:
  • American poetry -- 20th century -- History and criticism.,
  • Pragmatism.

  • Edition Notes

    Bibliography: p211-219. - Includes index.

    StatementRichard Poirier.
    The Physical Object
    Pagination228p. ;
    Number of Pages228
    ID Numbers
    Open LibraryOL22340616M
    ISBN 100571166172

    Pragmatist poetics offers a conceptual vocabulary for analyzing the rhetoric, the obsessions, the tactics, and the ambivalences that operate in experimental American poetry, especially with regard to the three major themes: community, individualism, and an obsession with flux and mobility. However, unlike most other recent accounts of the influence of Ralph Waldo Emerson and pragmatism on Author: Andrew Epstein. The Call of the Marching Bell (Urdu: بان٘گِ دَرا ‎; Bang-e-Dara; published in Urdu in ) was the first Urdu philosophical poetry book by Allama Iqbal, one of the great poet-philosophers of British India.

    William James’s Pragmatism is likely the most illuminating and entertaining account of pragmatism ever composed. It is, however, more than a popular exposition prepared for the academic. In the first expansive study of American pastoral since Leo Marx's The Machine in the Garden, Mikkelsen reinvigorates discussion of this literary mode as a form of cultural commentary whose subjects extend beyond the simple or rustic life to encompass the major social, economic, and political transformations of the past century.

    Pragmatism vs. Postmodernism: The Struggle between Philosophy and Poetry Article (PDF Available) in The European Legacy 17(2) April with Reads How we measure 'reads'.   Pastoral, Pragmatism, and Twentieth-Century American Poetry - Ebook written by A. Mikkelsen. Read this book using Google Play Books app on your PC, android, iOS devices. Download for offline reading, highlight, bookmark or take notes while you read Pastoral, Pragmatism, and Twentieth-Century American : A. Mikkelsen.


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Richard Poirier, one of America's most eminent critics, reveals in this book the creative but mostly hidden alliance between American pragmatism and American poetry.

He brilliantly traces pragmatism as a philosophical and literary practice grounded in a linguistic skepticism that runs Poetry and pragmatism book Emerson and William James to the work of Robert Frost Cited by: Richard Poirier, one of America's most eminent critics, reveals in this book the creative but mostly hidden alliance between American pragmatism and American poetry.

He brilliantly traces pragmatism as a philosophical and literary practice grounded in a linguistic skepticism that runs from Emerson and William James to the work of Robert Frost, Gertrude Stein, and Wallace Stevens, and on to the.

Books shelved as pragmatism: Pragmatism: A New Name for Some Old Ways of Thinking by William James, Philosophy and the Mirror of Nature by Richard M. Ror. James propounded his theories of pragmatism in this book, one of the most important in American philosophy.

In a sense, he wished to test competing systems of thought in the "marketplace of actual experience" to determine their validity, i.e. whether adopting a particular philosophical theory or way of looking at the world makes an actual Cited by:   Poirer explores how Emersonian pragmatism informs the literary practice of Robert Frost, Gertrude Stein, and Wallace Stevens.

An important book for both critics and philosophersT.L. Cooksey, Armstrong State Coll., Savannah, Ga. Library JournalAuthor: Richard Poirier. This book points to a line of linguistic scepticism that runs from Emerson, through the pragmatism of William James, and into the 20th century, with Robert Frost and Gertrude Stein.

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He brilliantly traces pragmatism. Poetry and Pragmatism by Richard Poirier,available at Book Depository with free delivery worldwide/5(9). Pastoral, Pragmatism, and Twentieth-Century American Poetry argues that pastoral has remained a significant mode in modern American poetry, often as a means of talking about who the ideal self or poet should be and how the poet fits into the larger national community.

Influenced by the work of William James and John Dewey, Ann Mikkelsen deftly argues that the pragmatic3/5. Poetry and Pragmatism Fall - Poetics Program - SUNY-Buffalo English Professors Susan Howe and Peter Hare Wed.

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Pragmatism is a philosophical movement that has dominated philosophy in America from the early s to the present day, argues the philosopher and political theorist. He chooses the best books on.

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The Poetics of Transition examines the connection between American pragmatism and literary modernism by focusing on the concept of transition as a theme common to both movements. Jonathan Levin begins with the Emersonian notion that transition-the movement from one state or condition to another or, alternately, the figural enactment of that movement-is infused with : Jonathan Levin.

'Poetry' and 'pragmatism' both have a specific meaning here. Behind the first stands Emerson, the book's founding father, and the first two chapters are mainly given to him. The book concludes with an invigorating suspension of intellectual borders as Rorty focuses on the romantic tradition and relates it to philosophic thought.

This book makes an ideal starting place for anyone looking for an introduction to Rorty’s thought and his contribution to our sense of an American pragmatism, as well as an understanding.

Landgale’s approach to “superfluity” makes Superfluous Southerners the inverse of Richard Poirier’s Poetry and Pragmatism: whereas Langdale relates “superfluity” to Southern men of letters who conserve what the modern era has ticketed as superfluous, Poirier relates “superfluity” to Emerson and his literary posterity in.

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" The key exceptions to this are David Kadlec, who has a chapter on Moore and eugenics in Mosaic Modernism: Anarchism, Pragmatism, Culture (Baltimore, London, ), –83, and Elisa New, who situates Moore alongside pragmatist thinkers in her wide-ranging book The Line's Eye: Poetic Experience, American Sight (Cambridge, MA, London, ).

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Her prime exhibits are select poems by Robert Frost, William Carlos Williams, Wallace Stevens and John Ashbery, but she also .Pragmatism is a philosophical tradition that began in the United States around Its origins are often attributed to the philosophers Charles Sanders Peirce, William James, and John later described it in his pragmatic maxim: "Consider the practical effects of the objects of youryour conception of those effects is the whole of your conception of the object.".

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