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Author Culler, Jonathan D., author.

Title Theory of the lyric / Jonathan Culler.

Publication Info. Cambridge, Massachusetts : Harvard University Press, 2015.


Location Call No. Status
 South Windsor Public Library - Non Fiction  809.14 C89T    Check Shelf
Description x, 391 pages : illustrations ; 25 cm
Bibliography Includes bibliographical references (pages 355-384) and index.
Contents An inductive approach. Nine poems ; Four parameters -- Lyric as genre. Notions of genre ; Lyric history ; Lyric genre -- Theories of the lyric. Hegel ; Imitation speech acts or epideixis? ; Performative and performance -- Rhythm and repetition. Meter ; Rhythm ; Sound and repetition -- Lyric address. Address to listeners or readers ; Addressing other people ; Apostrophe -- Lyric structures. Mapping the lyric ; Lyric hyperbole ; Dramatic monologue ; Framing past events ; The lyric present -- Lyric and society. Engagement and disengagement ; Three examples ; Adorno's dialectic ; Tangling with ideology -- Conclusion.
Subject Lyric poetry -- History and criticism.
Lyric poetry. (OCoLC)fst01004373
Lyrik (DE-588)4036774-5
Das Lyrische (DE-588)4224910-7
Lyriktheorie (DE-588)4114471-5
Genre/Form Criticism, interpretation, etc. (OCoLC)fst01411635
ISBN 9780674744264 (hardback)
0674744268 (hardback)
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