Scholarly writing and how to get it done. / And a workshop for my own ideas, scholarly and poetic
Analogous to nervous cluelessness is something we might call “anxious gatekeeping.” This is desire to police the borders of poetry, or of...
You really need to read D W Harding's Experience into Words. The last two chapters, Reader and Author, and The Hinterland of Thought. Harding was both a literary critic and a psychologist, and studied with Leavis. He's the starting point for a good deal of what I think today about "difficult" poetry.
I was trying to parody Bousoño's theory of lyrical expression. I'll check out the Harding too. Thanks
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