11 novembre 2014
By Oronte. Crownfeathers and Effigies. Jerry Bradley. Lamar University Press. March 2014. $15.00.
Review by Katherine Hoerth
Recently, The Los Angeles Review of Books published a “Poets’ Roundtable on Person and Persona.” In the introduction, Lynn Melnick says the Confessionalist ”I” in poetry rose and fell, and “now poets who write in this vein—women, it seems, more than men—are viewed through a movie-of-the-week lens.” Still, she suggests, the “I” may be getting a “new embrace,” and in the conversation that follows, different voices wonder if this lens is a liability or if it offers an edginess that draws readers in. Read more...