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Speaking Beyond Words: George Oppen's Late Poetry as an Exploration of Cognition

MacKay, Duncan (2017) Speaking Beyond Words: George Oppen's Late Poetry as an Exploration of Cognition. Doctor of Philosophy (PhD) thesis, University of Kent,. (KAR id:65150)

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Abstract

The Creative component of this submission is a poem series entitled [Happenstance].

Prize recognition of 1969. Oppen's experience suggests that where cognitive studies and poetics meet may be ground in which new conceptual and aesthetic possibilities for poetry emerge. At its simplest we may ask whether Oppen's personal insights as recorded through his poems, notes and correspondence remain valid in the light of modern day cognitive sciences, rather than merely for their historical interest and, if the former, what they might continue to teach a contemporary poet such as myself.

Item Type: Thesis (Doctor of Philosophy (PhD))
Thesis advisor: Smith, Simon
Thesis advisor: Hickman, Ben
Uncontrolled keywords: Poetics, Cognition, George Oppen, cognitive psychology, cognitive linguistics, speculative proposition, cognitive poetics, embodiued cognition, image schema,objectivists
Divisions: Divisions > Division of Arts and Humanities > School of English
SWORD Depositor: System Moodle
Depositing User: System Moodle
Date Deposited: 08 Dec 2017 16:10 UTC
Last Modified: 01 Dec 2020 00:00 UTC
Resource URI: https://kar.kent.ac.uk/id/eprint/65150 (The current URI for this page, for reference purposes)
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