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Words fail : theology, poetry, and the challenge of representation / Colby Dickinson.

Author:
Dickinson, Colby [Browse]
Format:
Book
Language:
English
Published/​Created:
  • New York : Fordham University Press, 2017.
  • ©2017
Εdition:
First edition.
Description:
114 pages ; 23 cm.
Series:
Perspectives in continental philosophy. [More in this series]
Summary note:
"This book investigates the form of spirituality given shape in the intersection of poetics and theological-philosophical reflection, concerned especially with matters of representation and failure"-- Provided by publisher.
Bibliographic references:
Includes bibliographical references (pages 87-109) and index.
Contents:
The logic of the 'as if' and the (non)existence of God: an inquiry into the nature of belief -- Aesthetics among the metaphysical ruins: the poetry of Paul Celan seen through the works of Jacques Derrida and Philippe Lacoue-Labarthe -- On language and its profanation: beyond representation in the poetic theory of Giorgio Agamben -- The spiritual and creative failures of representation, or on the art of writing.
Subject(s):
Other title(s):
Theology, poetry, and the challenge of representation
ISBN:
  • 9780823272839 ((cloth ; : alk. paper))
  • 0823272834 ((cloth ; : alk. paper))
  • 9780823272846 ((pbk. ; : alk. paper))
  • 0823272842 ((pbk. ; : alk. paper))
LCCN:
2016014314
OCLC:
941875334
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