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Tristan Corbière and the poetics of irony [electronic resource] / Katherine Lunn-Rockliffe.

Author/Creator:
Lunn-Rockliffe, Katherine, 1974-
Publication:
Oxford ; New York : Clarendon Press, 2006.
Format/Description:
Book
1 online resource (245 p.)
Series:
Oxford modern languages and literature monographs.
Oxford modern languages and literature monographs
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Subjects:
Irony in literature.
Corbière, Tristan, 1845-1875 -- Criticism and interpretation.
Form/Genre:
Electronic books.
Language:
English
Summary:
This is a study of the 19th-century French poet, Tristan Corbi--egrave--;re. Using close textual readings from Les Amours jaunes, the only collection published in Corbi--egrave--;re's lifetime, it examines his self-contradictory style. Corbi--egrave--;re's use of irony is shown to be a means of exploring the doubts of modern man and the spiritual void of commodity culture. - ;Tristan Corbi--egrave--;re is often viewed as the archetypal po--egrave--;te maudit, a misunderstood rebel and bohemian prankster. This is a study of the poet's innovative use of language. It uses the critical tool of iro
Contents:
Voice-defying lyricism
Describing Brittany: multiple perspectives
Portraits of the artist: ironizing irony
"Thought-feeling": the language of sensation
Rondels pour après: circular suggestion.
Notes:
Description based upon print version of record.
Includes bibliographical references (p. [221]-230) and index.
ISBN:
1-281-15499-7
9786611154998
0-19-153782-9
1-4356-1432-1
OCLC:
609831823