Email me at jmayhew at ku dot edu
"The very existence of poetry should make us laugh. What is it all about? What is it for?"
“El subtítulo ‘Modelo para armar’ podría llevar a creer que las
diferentes partes del relato, separadas por blancos, se proponen como piezas permutables.”
4 ago. 2006
I believe in historical specificity, in the where and when of it all. However, the true historicists are the formalists, because only the formalists have an eye for the specific forms of a period. Historicists who resort to the "content mining" mode of literary criticism largely miss the point.