This book discusses the extent of distrust and the extent of the misunderstandings that exist in the poetry world.
About the Author
Hank Lazer is associate provost for academic affairs at The University of Alabama, and author of the e-chapbook First Portions and the collection Lyric & Spirit: Selected Essays, 1996-2008.
Table of ContentsContents
The Character of the Poet
What Modernism Offers the Contemporary Poet
Keats and the Use of Poetry
Lucent and Inescapable Rhythms: Metrical “Choice” and Historical Formation
In Search of an Absolute
Horses with Wings
Blood on the Cutting Room Floor
What is This Poet?
Poetry as Symbolic Action
All nine participants, plus comoderators Hank Lazer and GregoryJay
Poetry and Ambition
Critical Theory and Contemporary American Poetry
Suggestions for Further Reading