The Resource Economy of the Unlost : (Reading Simonides of Keos with Paul Celan)

Economy of the Unlost : (Reading Simonides of Keos with Paul Celan)

Label
Economy of the Unlost : (Reading Simonides of Keos with Paul Celan)
Title
Economy of the Unlost
Title remainder
(Reading Simonides of Keos with Paul Celan)
Creator
Subject
Language
eng
Summary
The ancient Greek lyric poet Simonides of Keos was the first poet in the Western tradition to take money for poetic composition. From this starting point, Anne Carson launches an exploration, poetic in its own right, of the idea of poetic economy. She offers a reading of certain of Simonides' texts and aligns these with writings of the modern Romanian poet Paul Celan, a Jew and survivor of the Holocaust, whose "economies" of language are notorious. Asking such questions as, What is lost when words are wasted? and Who profits when words are saved? Carson reveals the two poets' strikin
Member of
Cataloging source
MERUC
Dewey number
884.01
Index
no index present
LC call number
PA4411.C37 1999
Literary form
non fiction
Nature of contents
dictionaries
Series statement
Martin Classical Lectures
Label
Economy of the Unlost : (Reading Simonides of Keos with Paul Celan)
Publication
http://library.link/vocab/branchCode
  • net
Carrier category
online resource
Carrier category code
cr
Carrier MARC source
rdacarrier
Color
mixed
Content category
text
Content type code
txt
Content type MARC source
rdacontent
Contents
Contents; Note on Method; PROLOGUE: False Sail; CHAPTER I: Alienation; CHAPTER II: Visibles Invisibles; CHAPTER III: Epitaphs; CHAPTER IV: Negation; EPILOGUE: All Candled Things; Bibliography; Index
Control code
ocn535937464
Dimensions
unknown
Extent
1 online resource (156 pages)
Form of item
online
Isbn
9781400823154
Media category
computer
Media MARC source
rdamedia
Media type code
c
http://library.link/vocab/recordID
.b32250538
Specific material designation
remote
System control number
  • (OCoLC)535937464
  • pebcs1400823153

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