Georg Trakl's Poetry: Toward a Union of Opposites (The Penn by Richard Detsch

By Richard Detsch

The chaotic mix of parts in Trakl's poems is extra obvious than genuine, this e-book argues, therefore demanding the "Orphic" view of Walther Killy and his fans. A dream of unity—one of the main historic goals in human history—is in reality mirrored in all of Trakl's work.

The routine issues in Trakl's poetry are introduced into concentration via Dr. Detsch's literary, mental, and philosophical research: the union of female and male in incest from the Jungian perspective, the union of existence and demise from the Heideggerian point of view and that of German Romanticism as represented through Novalis, the union of excellent and evil from the Dostoyevskian or Nietzschean viewpoint, the aggregate of pictures from the Goethean definition of symbolism.

Trakl (1887–1914) is gifted as a poet whose lyric voice sounded a cry of wish in its inner most melancholy. As Dr. Detsch's beneficiant quotations from the poet's paintings (in the unique German) clarify, Georg Trakl sought poetic expression for a union of opposites.

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