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Poetics Today (2016) 37 (3): 369–385.
Published: 01 September 2016
... — whether in the asceticist-misogynist, queer, or catastrophic mode. © 2016 by Porter Institute for Poetics and Semiotics 2016 antireproductivity queerness asceticism childlessness sex-gender systems References Adley Melanie Jessica 2013 “Shattering Fragility: Illness, Suicide...
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Poetics Today (2004) 25 (4): 731–752.
Published: 01 December 2004
... speaker, whose soul is caught between melancholy and the consolation that a healing asceticism offers (cf. Kolk 1998: 14–42, 156–58). Nietzsche, a poem belonging to the first section of The Seventh Ring, called ‘‘Zeitgedichte announces a fundamental change of this situation. Instead of crying out from...
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Poetics Today (2016) 37 (1): 29–53.
Published: 01 March 2016
... or to comply with cyclical changes of fashion helps him create an image of an individual who continues to live according to the Soviet ideals of asceticism in spite of being exiled to one of the centers of European consumerist culture. The Politics of Displacement and the Language of the Other...
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Poetics Today (2005) 26 (4): 637–664.
Published: 01 December 2005
... and as survivor literature.27 26. I thank my Princeton colleague Ksana Blank for the provocative observation that among the ‘‘healthy-bodied aesthetes’’ there seems to be a strange tendency toward recklessness and self-destruction—Tolstoy’s asceticisms and depressions, Hemingway’s suicide, Push- kin’s...
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Poetics Today (2013) 34 (3): 281–326.
Published: 01 September 2013
... starts from two elements that coexist both in his general thought on religion and in the initial scenario: the sensual impulses that animate all religiosity and the threadbare asceticism that permits him to achieve a gentle form of mysticism in this text. The passage from one to the other...
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Poetics Today (2013) 34 (1-2): 1–52.
Published: 01 June 2013
... contemporary decadence and consumerism to Christian asceticism. As known to anyone familiar with Durcan’s poetry (especially his two museum books), such deliberate collocations imposed across time (anachro- nisms, if you will) abound in his texts. (Recall the “Francis Bacon-Cimabue style” metaphor...