1. The Genesis of the Speaking Subject: Fantasies of Origins and their Realization in the Poetic Text
2. Poem on his Birthday
3. Incarnate Devil in the Garden of Eden
The Possibility of the Real
4. Under the Sign of Loss, a Recuperation
The Double Determination of Repetition
The Princedom of the Apple Towns
5. The Lover, the Poet, and the Lunatic
Oedipus and the Problem of Boundaries
"A Prospect of the Sea"
"The Mouse and the Woman"
Conclusion: A Confession of the Speaking Subject (or Who Is Afraid of Dylan Thomas?)