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13 Ways of Looking at the Pragmatist Ashbery, OR Getting Down to the Nitty-Gritty: Ashbery and the Central Doctrine of American Pragmatism

by Andrew Field Poetry and Poetics
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So what are some other major facets of Ashbery’s relationship to American pragmatism?

“This Was the First Day / Of the New Experience”: Notes Towards a Pragmatist Reading of Ashbery’s Poetry and Poetics, Part I

by Andrew Field Poetry and Poetics
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I want to start with a problem: an overwhelming, close to paralyzing sense that an essay about John Ashbery’s poetry is like a representational critique of a cubist painting.

Metaphysicians in the Dark: Poetry, Thinking, and Nostalgia for the Idea

by Daniel Tutt Poetry and Poetics
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Does poetry think with philosophy? Or might we re-pose the question: does poetry rely on philosophy to think?

The Four Functions and The Love Song of J. Alfred Prufrock

by Joe Weil Academia
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As Kafka said: “The crows maintain that a single crow could destroy the heavens; doubtless this is so, but it proves nothing against the heavens, for the heavens signify simply: the impossibility of crows.”