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By Eliot, Thomas Stearns; Mallarmé, Stéphane; Yosano, Akiko; Takeda, Noriko; Mallarmé, Mallarmé Stéphane; Eliot, Eliot Thomas Stearns.; Yosano, Akiko

ISBN-10: 0820438979

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In its overseas and cross-cultural evolution, the modernist stream introduced the main striking achievements within the poetry style. via their fragmented mode through semantic scrambling, the modernist poems search to include an indestructible harmony of language and artwork. for you to elucidate the importance of that «essential» shape in capitalistic occasions, A Flowering Word applies C. S. Peirce’s semiotic thought to the imperative works of 3 modern writers: Stéphane Mallarmé’s overdue sonnets, T. S. Eliot’s Four Quartets, and the japanese prefeminist poet, Yosano Akiko’s Tangled Hair.

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The only way to break the mechanism of the entire work, whose theme is everlasting production, is to be silent, though the echo remains. In a tendency toward aestheticism, the following poem adds delicate illumination to Yosano Akiko’s powerful world, indicating the multifarious fertility of her collection. The poet-speaker catches a flash of Japanese subtle beauty, called “Iki”: Slipping From these two feet of silk gauze Along my kimono sleeve, The firefly, swept away On the blue wind of evening.

With my heart throbbing I will offer you a night’s dream; May God not forsake The Wanderer in the field of passion Waved with the spring flames! 32 The Japanese Reformation of Poetic Language  Lo, that girl of twenty springs; How beautiful, Her black hair streaming through her comb, In all the brightness Of her vanity season! The female speaker’s pride, which is evidently conveyed by the above example, does not exhaust nor reject the reader with its imposing egoism.

In some pieces a “schizophrenic” tendency can be seen (Itsumi 325), causing explosions between groups of terms for ecstatic blindness. The text’s “picturesque-ness” involves the superimposition of a Haiku work of 17 syllables on a Tanka piece, which intensifies the ambiguous density of the latter 31-syllable text. ” The doubled textualization is actualized by the poet’s keen eyesight to gather the visual imagery of her poem: eyesight that can be compared to sunlight, similarly to Milton’s “Lycidas” or T.

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