Towards a poetics of stutter: Semantic and syntactic deconstruction in saint john of the cross and stéphane mallarmé

Research output: Contribution to journalArticlepeer-review

Abstract

The present paper analyzes semantic and syntactic deconstruction in Saint John of the Cross and Stéphane Mallarmé, which is closely connected to the motif of stutter in both their works. It will be shown that, in each case, this motif describes language’s outlying district, an intermediate space between speech and silence, and an ongoing and simultaneous process of dissolution and manifestation that involves the poetic word on the one hand, and the transcendent signified (God in the case of Saint John, mainly the “Spirit” for Mallarmé) on the other.

Translated title of the contributionTowards a poetics of stutter: Semantic and syntactic deconstruction in saint john of the cross and stéphane mallarmé
Original languageSpanish
Pages (from-to)347-362
Number of pages16
JournalRILCE
Volume37
Issue number1
DOIs
StatePublished - Dec 2020

Bibliographical note

Funding Information:
* This paper was completed thanks to the FONDECYT Research Project n.º 11160382, financed by CONICYT, Chile.

Publisher Copyright:
© 2020 Servicio de Publicaciones de la Universidad de Navarra. All rights reserved.

Fingerprint

Dive into the research topics of 'Towards a poetics of stutter: Semantic and syntactic deconstruction in saint john of the cross and stéphane mallarmé'. Together they form a unique fingerprint.

Cite this