Poetry’s Community

Published: www.textjournal.com.au/april00/kelen
Citation: Kelen, C. Poetry’s Community (2000). Poetry’s Community. Text – Journal of Writing and Writing Courses, 4(1)


The paper examines the idea of community by means of its expression especially in modernist poetries. Theories of Bourdieu, Blanchot, Levinas, Lingis and especially Lyotard’s construct, the differend, are applied to the project of assessing the relationship between aesthetic practices and the communities in which they arise and which they make possible.

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