By Anne Dewey,Libbie Rifkin
From this shared point of view, the essays gathered the following examine a traditionally and aesthetically wide-ranging array of matters: from Joanne Kyger and Philip Whalen’s trans-Pacific friendship, to Patti Smith’s grounding of her punk personality within the rigidity among her romantic friendships with male artists and her extra expert connections to the poets of the St. Mark’s scene, and from the gender dynamics of the Language college to the Flarf network’s reconception of poetic neighborhood within the electronic age and the Black Took Collective’s construction of an intimate poetics of functionality. jointly, those explorations of poetic friendship open up new avenues for interrogating modern American poetry.
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Among Friends: Engendering the Social Site of Poetry (Contemp North American Poetry) by Anne Dewey,Libbie Rifkin