Black Riders: The Visible Language of Modernism

Black Riders: The Visible Language of Modernism

by Jerome J. McGann



Product Details

ISBN-13: 9780691069852
Publisher: Princeton University Press
Publication date: 06/06/1993
Pages: 216
Product dimensions: 6.00(w) x 9.25(h) x (d)

About the Author

Jerome McGann, Commonwealth Professor of English at the University of Virginia, is well known for his unique approach to printed texts as historical and physical artifacts. His many books include A Critique of Modern Textual Criticism (Virginia).

Table of Contents

List of Illustrations
Introduction: Modernism and the Renaissance of Printing, with Particular Reference to the Writing of Yeats, Stein, and Dickinson3
Pt. 1A Revolution of the Word43
1"Thing to Mind": The Materialist Aesthetic of William Morris45
2Composition as Explanation (of Modern and Postmodern Poetries)76
Pt. 2Dichtung und Wahrheit119
3The Truth of Poetry. An Argument121
4The Poetry of Truth. A Dialogue (on Dialogue)151

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