The Marginalization of Poetry: Language Writing and Literary History

The Marginalization of Poetry: Language Writing and Literary History

by Bob Perelman
     
 

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"Bob Perelman, both as a poet and an extremely intelligent and witty analyst of the language writing movement, writes as someone genuinely hoping to explain his subject to readers who are not already converts."—Roger Gilbert

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"Bob Perelman, both as a poet and an extremely intelligent and witty analyst of the language writing movement, writes as someone genuinely hoping to explain his subject to readers who are not already converts."—Roger Gilbert

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"[An] excellent critical study of language writing and its place in literary history. . . . Perelman delivers a Rosetta Stone which will be invaluable to those seeking a clearer understanding of the movement's origins, theories, and goals."Poetry Room
Poetry Room
[An] excellent critical study of language writing and its place in literary history. . . . Perelman delivers a Rosetta Stone which will be invaluable to those seeking a clearer understanding of the movement's origins, theories, and goals.

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ISBN-13:
9780691021386
Publisher:
Princeton University Press
Publication date:
07/08/1996
Pages:
224
Product dimensions:
6.12(w) x 9.22(h) x 0.64(d)

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Bob Perelman, both as a poet and an extremely intelligent and witty analyst of the language writing movement, writes as someone genuinely hoping to explain his subject to readers who are not already converts.
Roger Gilbert
Bob Perelman, both as a poet and an extremely intelligent and witty analyst of the language writing movement, writes as someone genuinely hoping to explain his subject to readers who are not already converts.

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