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dc.contributor.author Rickey, Russell P. en_US
dc.date.accessioned 2007-05-15T15:25:17Z
dc.date.available 2007-05-15T15:25:17Z
dc.date.issued 1997-05-01T00:00:00Z en_US
dc.identifier.uri http://hdl.handle.net/1993/991
dc.description Poetry, Modern en_US
dc.description History and criticism en_US
dc.description Theory, etc en_US
dc.description Poetics en_US
dc.description Poesie en_US
dc.description Histoire et critique en_US
dc.description Theorie, etc en_US
dc.description Poetique en_US
dc.description.abstract Traditional critics of current North American poetic writing often accuse it of having no meaning. The project of this essay is to provide a basis for showing that meaning not only can be located in such poetry, but permeates the open and diverse texts. Through an exploration of Mikhail Bakhtin's theories on the 'novel' and the 'polyphonic,' of various critics' conceptions of the long poem's narrative strategies, and of Michel Foucault's application of 'archaeology' as a method for discerning meaning, this essay traces three possible structures for generating meaning in contemporary poems as well as applying the theories to three book-long poems: Robert Kroetsch's The Ledger, Harryette Mullen's S*PeRM**K*T and Roberta Rees's Eyes Like Pigeons. en_US
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dc.language en en_US
dc.language.iso en_US
dc.rights info:eu-repo/semantics/openAccess
dc.title Referentially speaking, generating meaning(s) in contemporary North American poetry en_US
dc.type info:eu-repo/semantics/masterThesis
dc.degree.discipline English en_US
dc.degree.level Master of Arts (M.A.) en_US


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