The Reasoner

The Reasoner

eBook - 2012
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In a series of ninety-five poems we listen to ?the Reasoner', a voice that is by turns ardent, despairing and comic. Petty obsessions rub against attempts at philosophical seriousness; vernacular expression vies with an intent deliberation. Above all, the Reasoner is worried. He has cherished the notion that, with thought and study, the world may be understood. But the world remains recalcitrant, elusive even in simple things like the trickeries of light on a spider's web. Language plays tricks, although it may be as complete as we can manage. History proposes and disposes of its patterns
Publisher: Manchester : Carcanet, 2012
ISBN: 9781847773906
9781847776785
9781847771469
Branch Call Number: 821.914 Wa
Characteristics: 1 online resource (110 pages)
Additional Contributors: Freading (Firm)

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