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The Expression of the Inexpressible in Eugenio Montale's Poetry: Metaphor, Negation, and Silence
     

The Expression of the Inexpressible in Eugenio Montale's Poetry: Metaphor, Negation, and Silence

by Clodagh J. Brook
 

Locating the greatest Italian poet of the twentieth century, Eugenio Montale, firmly within European Modernism, this book examines the struggle with language that is central to his work. In its unravelling of the inexpressibility paradox, the book offers a new reading of Montale's early verse, and reveals how in articles and metapoetic comments Montale gives us

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Locating the greatest Italian poet of the twentieth century, Eugenio Montale, firmly within European Modernism, this book examines the struggle with language that is central to his work. In its unravelling of the inexpressibility paradox, the book offers a new reading of Montale's early verse, and reveals how in articles and metapoetic comments Montale gives us insights into both his poetics and the whole process of expression.

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ISBN-13:
9780199248988
Publisher:
Oxford University Press, USA
Publication date:
03/28/2002
Series:
Oxford Modern Languages and Literature Monographs
Pages:
240
Product dimensions:
8.60(w) x 5.70(h) x 0.70(d)

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