Facing Loss and Death: Narrative and Eventfulness in Lyric by Peter Hühn,Britta Goerke,Heilna du Plooy,Stefan Schenk-Haupt

By Peter Hühn,Britta Goerke,Heilna du Plooy,Stefan Schenk-Haupt

Lyric poetry as a temporal art-form makes pervasive use of narrative parts in organizing the revolutionary process the poetic textual content. This remark justifies the applying of the complex technique of narratology to the systematic research of lyric poems. After a concise presentation of this transgeneric method of poetry, the learn units out to illustrate its sensible fruitfulness in distinct analyses of a giant variety of English (and a few American) poems from the early sleek interval to the current. The narratological strategy proves relatively suited for specialize in the hitherto commonly missed size of sequentiality, the dynamic development of the poetic utterance and its eventful turns, which mostly represent the raison d'être of the poem. To facilitate comparisons, the examples selected percentage one precise thematic complicated, the tense event of serious loss: the dying of a loved individual, the imminence of one’s personal loss of life, the demise of a respected fellow-poet and the lack of a primary stabilizing order. The functionality of the poems will be defined as dealing with the disturbing adventure within the poetic medium and using a number of coping ideas. The poems therefore own a healing impetus.

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