Summary: An introduction to contemporary poetics presenting ''implicit poetics'' as an immanentist theory of language, a study of words relating to what they represent and even carrying the essence of the thing itself. Baker (English, Towson State U.) offers critical analyses, interviews, and selections from 20 poets and who are aligned to the language poetry movement or practice a poetic form labeled ''collage.'' Among the experimental poets represented are Lyn Hejinian, C.D. Wright, Robert ...show moreCreeley, Michael Palmer, Carolyn Forch<'e> and John Ashbery. Lacks an index and bibliography. Annotation c. by Book News, Inc., Portland, Or. ...show lessEdition/Copyright: 96
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