The art of speech distorts our face… it disrupts its calm, destroys its mask.
Osip Mandelstam, Conversations about Dante. [x]
Tony Brinkley and Joseph Arsenault’s “‘This Is Where the Serpent Lives’: Wordsworthian Poetics and Contemporary American Poetry,” presents a complex application of Hegelian dialectic and Wordsworthian poetics onto the poetry of Wallace Stevens, Rosmarie Waldrop, Barbara Guest, and Alice Notley. 381 more words