Heidegger on Poetry

What is Sudeep Sen for?





poetry, new historicism, Sudeep Sen, Martin Heidegger, Being, nature, philosophy


Heidegger on Poetry: What is Sudeep Sen for?

Cross-reading of works by contemporary Indian English poet Sudeep Sen and German philosopher Martin Heidegger highlights some unexpected themes and parallels of both authors’ world-views. Somewhat poetical and often drawing on allusions, the analysis is inspired by the approach on new historicism and its founder, Stephan Greenblatt. Sen and Heidegger, both praised for their attention towards language and beyond, share discoveries regarding existence in destitute time, suspicion about science and technologies, and finding of traces that could lead let the man back to gods.

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How to Cite

Ķencis , Toms. 2015. “Heidegger on Poetry: What Is Sudeep Sen For?”. Cracow Indological Studies 17 (December):293-310. https://doi.org/10.12797/CIS.17.2015.17.15.