Goodreads helps you keep track of books you want to read.
Start by marking “Poetic License: Essays on Modernist and Postmodernist Lyric” as Want to Read:
Poetic License: Essays on Modernist and Postmodernist Lyric
Enlarge cover
Rate this book
Clear rating
Open Preview

Poetic License: Essays on Modernist and Postmodernist Lyric

3.95  ·  Rating details ·  22 Ratings  ·  0 Reviews
In Poetic License, Marjorie Perloff insists that despite the recent interest in "opening up the canon," our understanding of poetry and poetics is all too often rutted in conventional notions of the lyric that shed little light on what poets and artists are actually doing today. On topics ranging from general problems of canonicity to the critical evaluation of such poets ...more
Paperback, 245 pages
Published July 1st 1990 by Northwestern University Press
More Details... edit details

Friend Reviews

To see what your friends thought of this book, please sign up.

Reader Q&A

To ask other readers questions about Poetic License, please sign up.

Be the first to ask a question about Poetic License

This book is not yet featured on Listopia. Add this book to your favorite list »

Community Reviews

(showing 1-48)
filter  |  sort: default (?)  |  Rating Details
C
rated it really liked it
Jun 22, 2009
Elizabeth Bryant
rated it really liked it
Jan 09, 2010
Joseph
rated it it was amazing
Feb 04, 2008
Erica
rated it it was ok
Apr 05, 2015
Derek H
rated it it was amazing
Nov 30, 2007
Brendan
rated it really liked it
Jun 27, 2011
Chris
rated it really liked it
Sep 10, 2007
Rick
rated it really liked it
Feb 11, 2011
Standard
rated it really liked it
Apr 19, 2008
Joseph
rated it it was amazing
Mar 09, 2008
Jonathan
rated it really liked it
Jul 21, 2007
Theo
rated it really liked it
Nov 08, 2014
Stephanie Kelley
rated it liked it
Dec 28, 2016
Barbora Doležalová
rated it really liked it
May 20, 2017
Ish
rated it liked it
Nov 29, 2007
Lee Sharks
rated it really liked it
Mar 15, 2015
Liam Guilar
rated it liked it
Feb 11, 2014
Karla
rated it it was amazing
Jul 28, 2007
Stephen
rated it it was amazing
Jul 15, 2009
Peter
rated it it was ok
Oct 04, 2007
Michelle Naka Pierce
rated it really liked it
Sep 07, 2008
Juliet
rated it it was amazing
May 27, 2015
Ching-In
marked it as to-read
Jun 12, 2008
Grace Wing-Yuan  Toy
marked it as to-read
Jun 12, 2008
Dan
added it
Jul 15, 2008
James
added it
Jul 28, 2008
Karen
is currently reading it
Aug 23, 2008
Stef
marked it as to-read
Nov 17, 2008
Jeb Haley
marked it as to-read
Nov 28, 2008
John Alba
marked it as to-read
Jan 16, 2009
Stu
marked it as to-read
Mar 17, 2009
Sammy
added it
Jun 15, 2009
Catherine
marked it as to-read
Nov 08, 2009
Bronwen
is currently reading it
Jan 05, 2010
Marthe Reed
marked it as to-read
Jan 11, 2010
Lourdes Vazquez
marked it as to-read
Mar 10, 2010
Plainwater
marked it as to-read
May 02, 2010
abcdefg
marked it as to-read
Jul 17, 2010
Brandon
marked it as to-read
Nov 10, 2011
Ashley
marked it as to-read
Apr 16, 2012
Erica
marked it as to-read
Aug 02, 2012
Christine Gibson
marked it as to-read
Dec 15, 2012
Ray Osborn
marked it as to-read
Feb 17, 2013
Eero
marked it as to-read
Sep 27, 2015
Jenelle
is currently reading it
Oct 23, 2015
There are no discussion topics on this book yet. Be the first to start one »

Share This Book