By B. Bennett

Treating the paintings of Sappho, Goethe, Blake, Hölderlin, Verlaine, George, Mörike, and Yeats intimately, Bennett makes the provocative argument that the character of lyric poetry within the West has a component of defectiveness. This learn delves into the irresolvable clash among a poem's guise as quasi-architectural stasis and quasi-musical kinesis.

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