Cover of Studies in Poetic Discourse by Hans-Jost Frey Translated by William Whobrey
Studies in Poetic Discourse
Mallarmé, Baudelaire, Rimbaud, Hölderlin
Hans-Jost Frey Translated by William Whobrey

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1996
208 pages.
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Cloth ISBN: 9780804724692

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Winner of the 1996 Choice Outstanding Academic Book Award.

“This is an exceptional and important volume in which close readings of four major European writers daringly eradicate the border between commentary and literature. In precise analyses of particular texts, Frey works through and elucidates the various theories of writing, reading, representation, and memory. The complex line of argumentation is rendered with remarkable clarity, and one learns a great deal not only about the texts studied but also about literary theory in general.”—Carol Jacobs, State University of New York, Buffalo