This book examines an ambivalence to language deeply rooted in Western culture, as seen in the writings of Eliot, Beckett, and Celan, and in the context of age-old metaphysical biases against body, history, time, and the mundane as these continue to shape our system of values and moral commitments..
Publisher: Stanford University Press ISBN: 9780804723879 Number of pages: 340 Weight: 590 g Dimensions: 224 x 147 x 25 mm
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