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The Embattled Lyric: Essays and Conversations in Poetics and Anthropology

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This book has two main subjects which are interwoven: the attitudes of selected poets (including Neruda, Rilke, Breton, Celan, and Artaud) to the "primitive" and the "archaic," studied from an anthropologist's viewpoint; and a model of the processes whereby poetry is produced and received, built on the author's successful careers as both poet and anthropologist. The book includes detailed biographical information about how Tarn went from being a French to an English to an American poet. It also reveals the effect of a ...

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The Embattled Lyric: Essays and Conversations in Poetics and Anthropology
2007, Stanford University Press, Stanford, CA

ISBN-13: 9780804750547

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The Embattled Lyric: Essays and Conversations in Poetics and Anthropology
2007, Stanford University Press, Palo Alto

ISBN-13: 9780804750530

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