Lyric Noise: Lisa Robertson, Claudia Rankine, and the Phatic Subject of Poetry in the Mass Public Sphere
作者: Andrew Gorin
刊名: Criticism, 2019, Vol.61 (1)
来源数据库: Wayne State University Press
原始语种摘要: This essay takes the image of the noise-filled television screen that appears as a visual refrain in Claudia Rankine’s Don’t Let Me Be Lonely as the starting point for a discussion of phatic language in her work and in the work of the poet Lisa Robertson. Phatic expressions are signifying acts that indicate merely that a channel for communication is open, that signification can occur. Analyzing Robertson’s and Rankine’s uses of noisy phatic pronouns—pronouns that, in being reduced to a deictic potentiality, gesture to their own function as indexes of a virtual and noisy mass of possible subjective projections—the article argues that a phatic mode of subjectivity and address can be understood as typical of lyric poetry’s response to the communicative situation of the mass public sphere....
全文获取路径: WSU Press 

  • 共享 潜势
  • Rankine 兰金
  • gesture 手势
  • noisy 有噪声
  • signification 词义
  • locating 定位
  • subjective 舟的
  • subjectivity 主观性
  • affirmation 肯定
  • potentiality 潜势
  • shared 潜势