Empathy in Contemporary Poetry after Crisis (Palgrave Studies in Affect Theory and Literary Criticism)


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Empathy in Contemporary Poetry after Crisis; (PDF) examines the illustration of empathy in up to date poetry after the disaster; notably poetry after the Holocaust; the September 11; 2001; terrorist assaults; and Hurricane Katrina. The ebook argues that; figuring out each the probabilities and risks of empathy; the poems into account variously invite and refuse empathy; thus displaying what Anna Veprinska phrases empathetic dissonance. Veprinska presents that empathetic dissonance displays the texts’ battle with the query of the worth and chance of empathy in the face of the crises to which these texts reply. Studying poems from Charlotte Delbo; Dionne Brand; Charles Reznikoff; Niyi Osundare; Robert Fitterman; Wisława Szymborska; Claudia Rankine; Paul Celan; Cynthia Hogue; Dan Pagis; Lucille Clifton; and Katie Ford; amongst others; Veprinska research empathetic dissonance via language; witnessing; and theology. Combining comparative shut readings with interdisciplinary idea from philosophy; psychology; historical past and literary idea; cultural idea; and trauma research; this ebook juxtaposes a genocide; a terrorist act; and a pure catastrophe intensified by racial politics and human disregard in order to contemplate what occurs to empathy in poetry after occasions on the limits of empathy.

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Anna Veprinska


Palgrave Macmillan; 1st edition




210 pages






3030343197; 3030343200; 3030343227


9783030343194/ 9783030343200/ 9783030343224

Table of contents

Table of contents :
Front Matter ….Pages i-x
Introduction (Anna Veprinska)….Pages 1-39
The Unsaid (Anna Veprinska)….Pages 41-83
The Unhere (Anna Veprinska)….Pages 85-136
The Ungod (Anna Veprinska)….Pages 137-182
Conclusion (Anna Veprinska)….Pages 183-197
Back Matter ….Pages 199-203

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