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Strands of utopia

Kelly, Michael G.

Strands of utopia

spaces of poetic work in twentieth-century France

by Kelly, Michael G.

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Published by Legenda in London .
Written in English

    Subjects:
  • French poetry -- 20th century -- History and criticism,
  • Utopias in literature

  • Edition Notes

    Includes bibliographical references (p. [257]-265) and index.

    StatementMichael G. Kelly.
    Classifications
    LC ClassificationsPQ443 .K45 2008
    The Physical Object
    Paginationx, 269 p. ;
    Number of Pages269
    ID Numbers
    Open LibraryOL23678806M
    ISBN 109781905981144
    LC Control Number2009291559

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Strands of Utopia. DOI link for Strands of Utopia. Strands of Utopia bookAuthor: Michael G. Kelly. Strands of Utopia: Spaces of Poetic Work in Twentieth-Century France, Hardcover by Kelly, Michael G., ISBNISBNBrand New, Free shipping in the US Kelly (French and comparative literature, University of Limerick, Ireland) divides his exposition of twentieth-century France poetry by location: common place, upper place and no place (Utopia).

No longer amenable to formal assignment, its recurrences delimit a shifting, multi-layered practice of artistic and intellectual (self-) invention.

This study attempts to outline certain durable properties of that practice by confronting it with the complex theoretical and spatial metaphor of by: 1. Strands of Utopia explores the utopian as it facilitates a reading of the poetic. Utopia is a corrective or antithesis to ideology.

Utopia is, according to Kelly and from the outset, like the poetic--always necessarily to some degree a site of contestation. Strands of Utopia: Spaces of Poetic Work in Twentieth-Century France.

By Michael G. Kelly. Oxford: Legenda, x + pp. Hb £; $ As its title suggests, this book undertakes to scrutinize the weave of twentieth-century French poetry, with particular attention to the twisting and linking of the poetic with the utopian.

Strands of Utopia: Spaces of Poetic Work in Twentieth-Century France. As its title suggests, this book undertakes to scrutinize the weave of twentieth-century French poetry, with particular attention to the twisting and linking of the poetic with the : Margaret Miner.

Strands of Utopia: Spaces of Poetic Work in Twentieth-Century France (review) Strands of Utopia: Spaces of Poetic Work in Twentieth-Century France (review) Louro, Teresa.

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Many aspects of More's description of Utopia are reminiscent of life in monasteries. Utopia Illustration for the first edition of Utopia. AuthorThomas More Original Author: Thomas More. Utopia Sir Thomas More BOOK II. THE island of Utopia is in the middle miles broad, and holds almost at the same breadth over a great part of it; but it grows narrower toward both ends.

Its figure is not unlike a crescent: between its horns, the sea comes in eleven miles broad, and spreads itself into a great bay, which is environed with land to the compass of about miles, and is well.

List of utopian literature. This is a list of utopian literature. A utopia is a community or society possessing highly desirable or perfect qualities. It is a common literary theme, especially in speculative fiction and science fiction. Utopia (Libellus vere aureus, nec minus salutaris quam festivus, de optimo rei publicae statu deque nova insula Utopia) is a satirical work of fiction and political philosophy by Thomas More (–) published in in Latin/5.

Strands of utopia: spaces of poetic work in twentieth-century France. [Michael G Kelly] -- "The poetic is an abiding yet elusive qualification within the discursive system of twentieth-century French literature.

No longer amenable to formal assignment, its recurrences delimit a shifting, Your Web browser is not enabled for JavaScript.

All this makes Strands of Utopia: Spaces of Poetic Work in Twentieth-Century France an invaluable source.’ — Teresa Louro, Utopian Studies, ‘A very careful, reflective, and thought-provoking study, and it more than amply rewards the exertions required of its readers.’. In this respect, it is likely to serve as a very important resource for those interested in the intersections between utopia and the early novel and their mediation by specific generic strands such as the pirate narrative, the desert island narrative, or the lunar by: 5.

List of Famous Utopian Novels. Utopia () by Thomas More represents one of the most important books in the European humanism.

Through his book, he described fictional pagan, communist city-state that was governed by reason, and addressed the issues of religious pluralism, women's rights, state-sponsored education, colonialism, and justified warfare. Strands of Utopia is an important resource that should open up new means of addressing the ever-changing 'idea of poetry." -- French Review French Review User-contributed reviews.

Utopia Introduction. A long time ago in a galaxy far, far away was the commonwealth ofalmost. Arguably one of the first books to invent an imaginary world, Thomas More's Utopia describes the travels of one man, Raphael Hythloday, to an undiscovered island that he considers to be the best country on earth.

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