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By Pietrzak, Wit; Yeats, William Butler; Eliot, Thomas Stearns; Stevens, Wallace

Fable, Language and culture is an in-depth learn of 3 modernist poets: W. B. Yeats, Wallace Stevens and T. S. Eliot in regards to the options of fable, poetic language and culture. those are analysed opposed to the later philosophy of Martin Heidegger. each one a part of the ebook is dedicated to at least one poet and one of many abovementioned points; the realization seeks to consolidate a number of the rules explored through the publication and to suggest a brand new studying of the literary modernism. the most goal of the publication is to reassess modernism on the subject of the 3 poets so one can exhibit that in the 1st 1/2 the 20th century a transformation happened, transferring the highbrow emphasis from pondering the realm as finite to instigating a query on the root of fact. This transition is analysed at the foundation of Heidegger s look for Being and it's this key inspiration that permits us to reformulate the guidelines of fantasy in Yeats, poetic language in Stevens and culture in Eliot. besides the macro-scale restructuration of modernist rules, a radical re-reading of the 3 poets paintings is performed which will indicating that the person alterations totalised right into a grand attempt of poetic living. This e-book seeks to go into right into a debate with the long-standing interpretations of modernism, delivering a serious revaluation of either poetry and philosophy of the interval in a joint venture. The usual perspectives on either parts are saw and famous yet then the writer seeks to put specialize in different percentages to be thought of while analyzing modernist poetry

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As self-opening it cannot endure anything closed. The earth, however, as sheltering and 36 Chapter One concealing, tends always to draw the world into itself and keep it there” (1971, 49). The ongoing conflict between the earth and the world Heidegger assumes to be the means to discovering the truth of Being. He locates that possibility in a paradoxical dialectics of opening and hiding at the same time. Otto Pöggeler comments on Heidegger’s idea of conflict: Clearing always happens on the ground of concealing.

A similar dialectic of time is assumed by Ricoeur; myth to him may be argued to be a dialectic of past and future, its beginning and ending always inform the present (1986, 312). Such a perception of myth evokes an association with Roland Barthes’s1 comment about a photograph; the French critic says The type of consciousness the photograph involves is indeed truly unprecedented, since it establishes not a consciousness of the being-there of the thing (which any copy could provoke) but an awareness of its having-been-there.

The origin of the reality of the work of art is traced to its own power to create the Open in which it then appears. Heidegger needs this argument to dispel any doubts that might lour on his proposition of two realities, thingly and poetic; the idea of a complete separation of the two worlds is crucial for Heidegger’s understanding of the role of poetic language in which the truth of Being is accumulated. ” The work of art does not enter into a correspondence relation with some other existing reality.

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