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Issue Details: First known date: 1998... 1998 Metabusiness : Poetics of Haunting and Laughter
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This thesis deals with the writing process in poetry. It consists of both theoretical and poetic texts, and asks about the knowledge of language required by poetry. The thesis considers the prospects for a heuristics of poetry writing by comparing that process to the process of foreign language learning. It argues that the role of poetry is to do within a language what the foreign language learner must do between languages.


  • Ph.D. thesis for the School of Communication and Media, University of Western Sydney, Nepean, 1998.

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      Sydney, New South Wales,: 1998 .
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