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After Confession: Poetry as Autobiography


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After Confession: Poetry as Autobiography - Graham, David (Editor)
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In an age of memoir, the distinction between fiction and nonfiction has become increasingly blurred, sparking controversy among writers and readers alike. But what about the autobiographical impulse in poetry? In this groundbreaking collection, some of our best contemporary poets contemplate the legacy of the confessional poets such as Plath, Sexton, and Lowell. They also tackle such fiery topics as the nature of authorial responsibility in telling the truth, the focus on issues of self in relation to others and to the ...

After Confession: Poetry as Autobiography 2001, Graywolf Press, New York

ISBN-13: 9781555973551

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