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The Resource Wittgenstein's Ladder : Poetic Language and the Strangeness of the Ordinary

Wittgenstein's Ladder : Poetic Language and the Strangeness of the Ordinary

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Wittgenstein's Ladder : Poetic Language and the Strangeness of the Ordinary
Title
Wittgenstein's Ladder
Title remainder
Poetic Language and the Strangeness of the Ordinary
Creator
Subject
Language
eng
Summary
Marjorie Perloff, among our foremost critics of twentieth-century poetry, argues that Ludwig Wittgenstein provided writers with a radical new aesthetic, a key to recognizing the inescapable strangeness of ordinary language. Taking seriously Wittgenstein's remark that ""philosophy ought really to be written only as a form of poetry, "" Perloff begins by discussing Wittgenstein the ""poet."" What we learn is that the poetics of everyday life is anything but banal.""This book has the lucidity and the intelligence we have come to expect from Marjorie Perloff.-Linda Munk, American Li
Cataloging source
EBLCP
http://library.link/vocab/creatorName
Perloff, Marjorie
Dewey number
809.04
Index
no index present
LC call number
PN49 .P413 2012
Literary form
non fiction
Nature of contents
dictionaries
http://library.link/vocab/subjectName
  • Wittgenstein, Ludwig
  • Literature
  • Criticism
  • Wittgenstein, Ludwig
  • BIOGRAPHY & AUTOBIOGRAPHY
  • Criticism
  • Literature
Label
Wittgenstein's Ladder : Poetic Language and the Strangeness of the Ordinary
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Publication
Carrier category
online resource
Carrier category code
  • cr
Carrier MARC source
rdacarrier
Content category
text
Content type code
  • txt
Content type MARC source
rdacontent
Contents
  • Illustrations; Abbreviations for Works by Wittgenstein; Preface; Introduction; 1. The Making of the Tractatus: Russell, Wittgenstein, and the ""Logic"" of War; 2. The ""Synopsis of Trivialities"": The Art of the Philosophical Investigations; 3. ""Grammar in Use"": Wittgenstein/Gertrude Stein/Marinetti; 4. Witt-Watt: The Language of Resistance/The Resistance of Language; 5. Border Games: The Wittgenstein Fictions of Thomas Bernhard and Ingeborg Bachmann; 6. ""Running Against the Walls of Our Cage"": Toward a Wittgensteinian Poetics
  • Coda: ""Writing Through"" Wittgenstein with Joseph KosuthNotes; Index
Control code
855504089
Dimensions
unknown
Extent
1 online resource (307 pages)
Form of item
online
Isbn
9780226924861
Media category
computer
Media MARC source
rdamedia
Media type code
  • c
Specific material designation
remote
System control number
(OCoLC)855504089
Label
Wittgenstein's Ladder : Poetic Language and the Strangeness of the Ordinary
Publication
Carrier category
online resource
Carrier category code
  • cr
Carrier MARC source
rdacarrier
Content category
text
Content type code
  • txt
Content type MARC source
rdacontent
Contents
  • Illustrations; Abbreviations for Works by Wittgenstein; Preface; Introduction; 1. The Making of the Tractatus: Russell, Wittgenstein, and the ""Logic"" of War; 2. The ""Synopsis of Trivialities"": The Art of the Philosophical Investigations; 3. ""Grammar in Use"": Wittgenstein/Gertrude Stein/Marinetti; 4. Witt-Watt: The Language of Resistance/The Resistance of Language; 5. Border Games: The Wittgenstein Fictions of Thomas Bernhard and Ingeborg Bachmann; 6. ""Running Against the Walls of Our Cage"": Toward a Wittgensteinian Poetics
  • Coda: ""Writing Through"" Wittgenstein with Joseph KosuthNotes; Index
Control code
855504089
Dimensions
unknown
Extent
1 online resource (307 pages)
Form of item
online
Isbn
9780226924861
Media category
computer
Media MARC source
rdamedia
Media type code
  • c
Specific material designation
remote
System control number
(OCoLC)855504089

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