Vol. 3 No. 1 (2010): Hölderlin: la cesura del vivente

“In der bleiernen Zeit”. La poesia in un’epoca postaffermativa

Published 2012-05-15


  • Marcuse,
  • Avantgarde,
  • Crisis of poetry

How to Cite

Mecacci, A. (2012). “In der bleiernen Zeit”. La poesia in un’epoca postaffermativa. Aisthesis. Pratiche, Linguaggi E Saperi dell’estetico, 3(1). https://doi.org/10.13128/Aisthesis-10970


Starting from Marcuse’s notion of «affirmative culture» this short essay examines the role of poetry in its persisting cultural alienation after the shady Avantgarde experience. According to the author Hölderlin is one of the main characters of a double-bind historical time, defining itself as «crisis of poetry» and «poetry of crisis».


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