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“Death Centos” : Company in the Terror of the Unknown

by Fox Henry Frazier Reviews & Interviews
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Terror is either the most defining nor the most compelling quality with which death is portrayed in this poetry that interrogates what it means to die, and how we use those final moments before death – both our own and those of others.

13 Ways of Looking at the Pragmatist Ashbery, OR Getting Down to the Nitty-Gritty: Ashbery and the Central Doctrine of American Pragmatism

by Andrew Field Poetry and Poetics
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So what are some other major facets of Ashbery’s relationship to American pragmatism?

“This Was the First Day / Of the New Experience”: Notes Towards a Pragmatist Reading of Ashbery’s Poetry and Poetics, Part I

by Andrew Field Poetry and Poetics
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I want to start with a problem: an overwhelming, close to paralyzing sense that an essay about John Ashbery’s poetry is like a representational critique of a cubist painting.

mUutations: Louis Simpson

by Brooks Lampe Poetry and Poetics
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The poem points to something I am growing increasingly aware of: surrealism is fundamentally mimetic.