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Analogous to nervous cluelessness is something we might call “anxious gatekeeping.”   This is desire to police the borders of poetry, or of...

Wednesday, September 24, 2014

Four Ideas about Lorca (II): Plurality

The second idea is to have a plural notion of Lorca. He wrote in diverse genres and styles, so we shouldn't try to reduce it all to a central essence. Let him be himself, but let him explore various options without trying to reduce everything to one thing.

Let's see his subjectivity as fractured, not unitary. Let him be a dramatic writer, with different characters, even in his lyric, 1st-person writing.

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