Analogous to nervous cluelessness is something we might call “anxious gatekeeping.” This is desire to police the borders of poetry, or of...
Wednesday, May 1, 2013
Pièce de résistance
I think the best part of the new Lorca book will the part of the chapter on "13 Ways of Looking at the Poetics of Cultural Exceptionalism." This chapter, in turn, will be a kind of tour de force. I don't care if all the rest of the book is not as good as this.