Creating Another Self

Voice in Modern American Personal Poetry
 
 
Jefferson (Thomas) University Press
  • erschienen am 28. Dezember 1995
 
  • Buch
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  • Hardcover
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  • 296 Seiten
978-0-943549-33-0 (ISBN)
 
Creating Another Self makes two significant literary assertions. First, that all first-person voice poetry necessarily involves a "masking" of some kind; and second, that all personal poetry falls into one of three masking modes: the confessional, the persona, and the self-effacing.
  • Englisch
  • Kirksville
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  • USA
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  • Für Beruf und Forschung
  • Höhe: 237 mm
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  • Breite: 157 mm
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  • Dicke: 21 mm
  • 556 gr
978-0-943549-33-0 (9780943549330)
0943549337 (0943549337)
Samuel Maio is Associate Professor of English at San Jose State University, where he serves as the Director of Creative Writing. His articles and poetry have appeared in Antioch, Bloomsbury, Chariton, and Northwest reviews, New York Quarterly, The Southern California Anthology, and numerous other journals. He is the recipient of a Phi Kappa Phi award for his scholarly writing.
This book is well considered, knowing, and thorough-completely unmarred by the platitudes and obviousness found in much contemporary criticism of persona and voice. Maio challenges assumptions in every chapter and buttresses his contentions as rigorously as can be wished. The Bloomsbury Review This book is well considered, knowing, and thorough-completely unmarred by the platitudes and obviousness found in much contemporary criticism of persona and voice. Maio challenges assumptions in every chapter and buttresses his contentions as rigorously as can be wished. The Bloomsbury Review

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