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Lyric Shame

The “Lyric” Subject of Contemporary American Poetry

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$52.50 • £42.95 • €47.50

ISBN 9780674734395

Publication Date: 10/13/2014

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360 pages

6-1/8 x 9-1/4 inches

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  • Introduction
  • 1. You Ought to Be Ashamed (but Aren’t): Elizabeth Bishop and the Subject of Lyric
  • 2. Something for Someone: Anne Sexton, Interpretation, and the Shame of the Confessional
  • 3. “Speaking in Effect”: Identifying (with) Bernadette Mayer’s Shamed Expressive Practice
  • 4. Tired of Myself: The 1990s and the “Lyric Shame” Poem
  • Afterword
  • Notes
  • Acknowledgments
  • Credits
  • Index

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