Poetics in a New Key: Interviews and Essays

Poetics in a New Key: Interviews and Essays


Marjorie Perloff writes in her preface to Poetics in a brand new Key that once she realized David Jonathan Y. Bayot desired to post a suite of her interviews and essays, she was once “at as soon as venerated and mystified.”  But to Perloff’s shock and her readers’ satisfaction, the ensuing meeting not just offers an available and provocative advent to Perloff’s serious idea, but in addition highlights the big variety of her pursuits, and the lively reassessments and new takes that experience marked her educational career. 

The fourteen interviews in Poetics in a brand new Key—conducted by way of students, poets, and critics from the USA, Denmark, Norway, France, and Poland, together with Charles Bernstein, Hélène Aji, and Peter Nicholls—cover a huge spectrum of issues within the research of poetry: its nature as a literary style, its present nation, and its dating to paintings, politics, language, concept, and expertise. additionally featured within the assortment are 3 items through Perloff herself: an instructional memoir, an exploration of poetry pedagogy, and an essay on twenty-first-century intellectuals. yet throughout the entire interviews and essays, Perloff’s particular character and method of analyzing and speaking resound, making this new assortment an inspiring source for students either one of poetry and writing.

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