Poetry and Pragmatism

Faber & Faber, 1992 - 228 páginas
This book points to a line of linguistic scepticism that runs from Emerson, through the pragmatism of William James, and into the 20th century, with Robert Frost and Gertrude Stein. The author explores what James calls the vague and offers a redefinition of individualism.

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Starting from the position of "linguistic skepticism,'' the view that language and the concept of truth are inadequate to the task of describing reality or containing experience, Poirer sees the ... Leer comentario completo

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