Queer Lyrics: Difficulty and Closure in American Poetry
Queer Lyrics fills a gap in queer studies: the lyric, as poetic genre, has never been directly addressed by queer theory. Vincent uses formal concerns, difficulty and closure, to discuss innovations specific to queer American poets. He traces a genealogy based on these queer techniques from Whitman, through Crane and Moore, to Ashbery and Spicer. Queer Lyrics considers the...more
Hardcover, 240 pages
Published November 9th 2002 by Palgrave Macmillan
(first published September 6th 2002)
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