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Anticapitalism and the poetic function of language

Wourm, Nathalie (2009) Anticapitalism and the poetic function of language. L'Esprit Créateur 49 (3), pp. 119-131. ISSN 0014-0767.

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Recent attacks on Jakobson could be read in Derrida's shadow: a recapitulation in poetics of the assault on structuralism. What distinguishes these criticisms is an implicit link of a radical poetics – where clear boundaries between what is poetry and what is prose, and what is literature and what is not are broken down – to a radical politics.

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School or Research Centre: Birkbeck Schools and Research Centres > School of Arts > Cultures and Languages
Depositing User: Nathalie Wourm
Date Deposited: 04 Oct 2012 14:12
Last Modified: 11 Oct 2016 15:27

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