Poetic License: Essays on Modernist and Postmodernist Lyric

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In "Poetic License, " Marjorie Perloff insists that despite the recent interest in "opening up the canon," our understanding of poetry and poetics is all too often rutted in conventional notions of the lyric that shed little light on what poets and artists are actually doing today. On topics ranging from general problems of canonicity to the critical evaluation of such poets as Plath, Ginsberg, and others, Perloff introduces nonconventional ideas of the nature of poetic texts and reframes the discussion of postmodern ...

Poetic License: Essays on Modernist and Postmodernist Lyric 1990, Northwestern University Press

ISBN-13: 9780810108448

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Poetic License: Essays on Modernist and Postmodernist Lyric 1990, Northwestern University Press

ISBN-13: 9780810108431

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