Stevens, Williams, Crane and the Motive for Metaphor
By (author) Robert M. Rehder
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Stevens, Williams, Crane and the Motive for Metaphor by Robert M. Rehder
Book DescriptionRehder's study examines the use of metaphor in three of America's greatest poets. Wallace Stevens, William Carlos Williams and Hart Crane are looked at in turn, their views on metaphor discussed and their use of metaphor in their poems analyzed. Considering Aristotle and Derrida, and taking account of recent theoretical work, Rehder offers an interpretation of why metaphor is fundamental to our thinking and to poetry.
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Book DetailsISBN: 9780333510698
(216mm x 140mm x 17mm)
Imprint: Palgrave Macmillan
Publisher: Palgrave Macmillan
Publish Date: 31-Oct-2004
Country of Publication: United Kingdom
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Author Biography - Robert M. Rehder
ROBERT REHDER is currently Professor of English and American Literature at the University of Fribourg in Switzerland. He is the author of Wordsworth and the Beginnings of Modern Poetry, The Poetry of Wallace Stevens, and a book of poems, The Compromises Will Be Different.
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