Haunted Hardy (Innbundet)

Poetry, History, Memory


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Innbinding: Innbundet
Utgivelsesår: 2000
Antall sider: 198
Forlag: Palgrave Macmillan
Språk: Engelsk
ISBN/EAN: 9780333597910
Kategori: Språk
Omtale Haunted Hardy
Hardy was a poet of ghosts. In his poetry he describes himself as posthumous; as rekindling the cinders of passion; as the guardian of the dead forgotten by history; and as haunted by ghosts, particularly the spectre of the lost child (as in the rumour that he fathered a child in the 1860s). Using Derrida, Abraham and Torok and other theorists, and referring to Victorian debates on materialism, this book investigates ghostliness, historicity and memory in Hardy's poetry.

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