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Reading the Sphere: The Landscape of Contemporary American Poetry Richard Silberg

Reading the Sphere: The Landscape of Contemporary American Poetry

Richard Silberg

Published September 9th 2001
ISBN : 9781893163348
Paperback
204 pages
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Richard Silberg analyzes the various styles of in-vogue poetry, from New Critical poets like Anthony Hecht and Language poets like Richard Silliman, to academic poets such as Anne Carson and barbarian poets who perform in interactive poetry slams.MoreRichard Silberg analyzes the various styles of in-vogue poetry, from New Critical poets like Anthony Hecht and Language poets like Richard Silliman, to academic poets such as Anne Carson and barbarian poets who perform in interactive poetry slams. Each essay involves the reader in the critical process of understanding the language and themes of the poet under discussion.