(11) Rather than being "fleshly" or unfleshly
, both poets are concerned with what Merleau Ponty called "the metaphysical structure of our flesh." (12) Their sonnets are meditations on the way language becomes bodily, thought touchable.
of hopeless unfleshly
girls, father of a sandwich- making in-denial homosexual and a Jew-hating opportunist piano player." Samuel Finkler is his friend from school and the opposite of Treslove.
Honest-to-God people -- as distinct from positions, policies, statutes, rulings, and other unfleshly
particulars we were meant to ponder -- didn't make their first major appearance as a political factor until my Washington time.