Radical Artifice: Writing Poetry in the Age of Media

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The more radical poetries today are known by their admirers and detractors alike for their extreme difficulty, a difficulty, Marjorie Perloff argues, dependent less on the recondite imagery and obscure allusion one associates with early modernism than on a large-scale deconstruction of syntax and emphasis on morphology and pun, paragram and paratext. She suggests this new "non-sensical" poetry cannot be explained away as some sort of pernicious fad, designed to fool the gullible and flatter the pretentious; it is, on the ...

Radical Artifice: Writing Poetry in the Age of Media 1994, University of Chicago Press

ISBN-13: 9780226657349

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Radical Artifice: Writing Poetry in the Age of Media 1992, University of Chicago Press, Chicago, IL

ISBN-13: 9780226657332

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