Limits of Orality and Textuality in Ciaran Carson's Poetry (Mediated Fictions 3)

Limits of Orality and Textuality in Ciaran Carson's Poetry (Mediated Fictions 3)

By: Grzegorz Czemiel (author)Hardback

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Following the evolution of Ciaran Carson's work, this book aims to trace the tension between orality and textuality, which can be discerned in the poetry of the Northern-Irish writer. Assuming these forces to be the two major sources of all literature, the author delineates, using deconstruction, how they inform and structure Carson's poetic oeuvre. Further thematic analyses focus on three major themes: memory, city and history, adopting various critical approaches, among them New Historicism and psychoanalysis. Finally, taking cue from Carson's later work, an epistemological and metaphysical dimension of his poetry is revealed. This serves as the final vantage point from which the author offers a potential glimpse beyond the said dialectic, unveiling Carson's broadly ethical project.

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About Author

Grzegorz Czemiel received his PhD at the University of Warsaw and teaches at Maria Curie-Sklodowska University in Lublin (Poland). Specializing in contemporary Northern-Irish poetry, he also explores such topics as cartography, translation and urban studies, psychoanalysis and speculative realism in philosophy.

Contents

Contents: Poetry - Northern Ireland - Oral tradition - Writing - Deconstruction - Phenomenology - The dialectics of orality and textuality - The three mazes: city, memory and history - The limits of knowledge and the space of the poem.

Product Details

  • publication date: 29/12/2014
  • ISBN13: 9783631647455
  • Format: Hardback
  • Number Of Pages: 240
  • ID: 9783631647455
  • weight: 420
  • ISBN10: 363164745X

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