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- Michel de Certeau celebrates the glorious sublimity of an Icarian moment as his gaze from the 110th floor soars over Manhattan.
- Poetry's escape, its excess, follows an Icarian path: it drives upwards in a transgressive trajectory only to reach its limits and fall.
- This seems to me like an important intellectual source for the interplay of Icarian heroism and Tantalean frustration that Tromly discusses.
Pronunciation: /iˈke(ə)rēən, īˈke(ə)r-/adjective
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