Telling It Slant Avant Garde Poetics of the 1990S (Modern & Contemporary Poetics) by Mark Wallace

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  • Poetry & poets: from c 1900 -,
  • c 1990 to c 2000,
  • Literary Criticism,
  • Avant-garde (Aesthetics),
  • Poetry,
  • USA,
  • American - General,
  • Poetry / Single Author / American,
  • American poetry,
  • 20th century,
  • Experimental poetry, American,
  • History and criticism,
  • United States

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Number of Pages408
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Open LibraryOL8073363M
ISBN 100817310967
ISBN 109780817310967

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As Lightning to the Children eased With explanation kind The Truth must dazzle gradually Or every man be blind — These are the words of the famed American Poet, Emily Dickinson. In this poem, she likens truth unto. Slant definition is - to take a diagonal course, direction, or path.

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