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作者 Paul, Georgina
書名 An Odyssey for Our Time : Barbara Köhler¿s Niemands Frau
出版項 Amsterdam : BRILL, 2013
國際標準書號 9789401210157 (electronic bk.)
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說明 1 online resource (239 pages)
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系列 German Monitor Ser. ; v.78
German Monitor Ser
附註 Intro -- AN ODYSSEY FOR OUR TIME -- Table of Contents -- Acknowledgements -- Introduction -- 'Argo Cargo': The Role of the Classical Past in Contemporary German Poetry -- Polytropia. Barbara Köhlers Erkundung des Griechischen (Homer, Odyssee / Sappho, Anaktoria-Fragment) -- Niemands Frau as a 'Minor Translation' of the Odyssey from 'er' to 'sie' -- 'Nocheinmal zurückkommen': Reading Köhler with Irigaray and Cavarero -- Transpositionen von Text, Textil und Textur. Barbara Köhlers und Rosi Braidottis Entwürfe beweglicher, aber nicht haltloser Subjektivitäten -- The 'nachtseite des abendlands'. Barbara Köhler's Niemands Frau and the Dialectic of Enlightenment -- Strange Loops and Quantum Turns in Barbara Köhler's Niemands Frau -- Different Voices: Other Poets in Barbara Köhler's Niemands Frau, with a Special Study of the Significance of T. S. Eliot's The Waste Land -- THE MOST BEAUTIFUL -- Notes on Contributors -- Index
In her 2007 poem cycle Niemands Frau, Barbara Köhler returns to Homer's Odyssey, not to retell it, but to take up some of the threads it has woven into the cultural tradition of the West - and to unravel them, just as Penelope, the wife of the hero who called himself Nobody, unravelled each night the web she re-wove by day. Köhler's return to the Odyssey takes place under the sign of a grammatical shift, from 'er' to 'sie', from the singular hero to a plurality of female voices - Nausicaa, Circe, Calypso, Ino Leucothea, Helen and Penelope herself - with implications for thinking about identity, power and knowledge, about gender and relationality, but also about the corporeality and multivocality which underlies the 'virtual reality' of the printed text.The eight essays in this volume explore Köhler's iridescent poem cycle from a variety of different angles: its context in contemporary German refigurations of the classical; its engagement with Homer and the classical tradition; its contribution to feminist philosophy of the subject and a female 'dialectic of enlightenment'; its incorporation of the voices of poetic predecessors; and the surprising alliance it uncovers between poetry and quantum theory
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Electronic reproduction. Ann Arbor, Michigan : ProQuest Ebook Central, 2020. Available via World Wide Web. Access may be limited to ProQuest Ebook Central affiliated libraries
鏈接 Print version: Paul, Georgina An Odyssey for Our Time : Barbara Köhler¿s Niemands Frau Amsterdam : BRILL,c2013 9789042037656
主題 Köhler, Barbara, -- 1959-
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