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The Resource Difficulty in poetry : a stylistic model, Davide Castiglione

Difficulty in poetry : a stylistic model, Davide Castiglione

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Difficulty in poetry : a stylistic model
Title
Difficulty in poetry
Title remainder
a stylistic model
Statement of responsibility
Davide Castiglione
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Author
Subject
Language
eng
Summary
This book theoretically defines and linguistically analyses the popular notion that poetry is ‘difficult’ - hard to read, hard to understand, hard to engage with. It is the first work to offer a stylistic and cognitive model that sheds new light on the mechanisms of difficulty, as well as on its range of potential effects. Its eight chapters are organised into two thematic parts. The first traces the history of difficulty, surveys its main scholarly traditions, addresses related themes – from elitism to obscurity, from abstraction to intentionality – and introduces a wide array of analytical tools from literary theory and cognitive psychology. These tools are then consistently applied in the second part, which includes several extended analyses of poems by canonical modernists such as Ezra Pound, Wallace Stevens and Hart Crane, alongside those of postmodernist innovators such as Geoffrey Hill, Susan Howe and Charles Bernstein, among others. This innovative work will provide fresh insights and approaches for scholars of stylistics, literary studies, cognitive poetics and psychology
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N$T
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Castiglione, Davide
Dewey number
809.1
Index
index present
LC call number
PN1126
Literary form
non fiction
Nature of contents
  • dictionaries
  • bibliography
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  • Poetry
  • Poetry
Label
Difficulty in poetry : a stylistic model, Davide Castiglione
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Publication
Copyright
Antecedent source
unknown
Bibliography note
Includes bibliographical references and index
Carrier category
online resource
Carrier category code
cr
Carrier MARC source
rdacarrier
Color
multicolored
Content category
text
Content type code
txt
Content type MARC source
rdacontent
Contents
Introduction -- Part I. Theorising poetic difficulty -- Chapter 1. Approaches and issues -- Chapter 2. Semantics and poetic meaning -- Chapter 3. Linguistic indicators of difficulty -- Chapter 4. Readerly indicators of difficulty -- Chapter 5. A new stylistic model -- Part II. Analysing poetic difficulty -- Chapter 6. Geoffrey Hill -- Chapter 7. Ezra Pound -- Chapter 8. Wallace Stevens -- Chapter 9. Jeremy H. Prynne -- Chapter 10. Susan Howe -- Chapter 11. Mark Strand (the accessible poem) -- Chapter 12. Towards a typology of difficulty in poetry -- Conclusion
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unknown
Extent
1 online resource
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unknown
Form of item
online
Isbn
9783319970004
Level of compression
unknown
Media category
computer
Media MARC source
rdamedia
Media type code
c
Quality assurance targets
not applicable
Reformatting quality
unknown
Sound
unknown sound
Specific material designation
remote
System control number
  • on1057018528
  • (OCoLC)1057018528
Label
Difficulty in poetry : a stylistic model, Davide Castiglione
Publication
Copyright
Antecedent source
unknown
Bibliography note
Includes bibliographical references and index
Carrier category
online resource
Carrier category code
cr
Carrier MARC source
rdacarrier
Color
multicolored
Content category
text
Content type code
txt
Content type MARC source
rdacontent
Contents
Introduction -- Part I. Theorising poetic difficulty -- Chapter 1. Approaches and issues -- Chapter 2. Semantics and poetic meaning -- Chapter 3. Linguistic indicators of difficulty -- Chapter 4. Readerly indicators of difficulty -- Chapter 5. A new stylistic model -- Part II. Analysing poetic difficulty -- Chapter 6. Geoffrey Hill -- Chapter 7. Ezra Pound -- Chapter 8. Wallace Stevens -- Chapter 9. Jeremy H. Prynne -- Chapter 10. Susan Howe -- Chapter 11. Mark Strand (the accessible poem) -- Chapter 12. Towards a typology of difficulty in poetry -- Conclusion
Dimensions
unknown
Extent
1 online resource
File format
unknown
Form of item
online
Isbn
9783319970004
Level of compression
unknown
Media category
computer
Media MARC source
rdamedia
Media type code
c
Quality assurance targets
not applicable
Reformatting quality
unknown
Sound
unknown sound
Specific material designation
remote
System control number
  • on1057018528
  • (OCoLC)1057018528

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