This chapter deals with structures, gestures and metaphors of communication in Mayröcker's poetry. Based on literary criticism on the lyrical, this chapter considers a selection of poems in which lyrical constellations of voicing and apostrophe play an important role. It shows how Mayröcker's poetry displays an existential concern with opening a channel of phatic communication.
Original languageGerman
Title of host publicationFragen zum Lyrischen in Friederike Mayröckers Poesie
EditorsInge Arteel, Eleonore De Felip
Place of PublicationBerlin
PublisherJ.B. Metzler Verlag
Number of pages18
ISBN (Electronic)9783476057259
ISBN (Print)9783476057242
Publication statusPublished - 1 Dec 2020

Publication series

NameAbhandlungen zur Literaturwissenschaft


  • Literary Studies


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