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The Author : Patrizio Peterlini


Patrizio Peterlini is currently director of the Fondazione Bonotto. He has a degree in modern literature and clinical psychology and a Master of Advanced Studies in “Concept and Clinical Psychoanalysis” (with a thesis on psychoanalysis and contem... [ read more ]

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21 March 2019

The Liberated Voice
Jouissance of the Voice and Body in Sound Poetry

In an essay based on psychoanalytical analysis of language, Patrizio Peterlini defines sound poetry as the territory of the jouissance. This jouissance comes across by little vocalizations or babbling, the dance of lips and the tongue. The poet’s physical presence is essential. The poem is an action amplified by natural and artificial sounds.

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