Monday, November 28, 2016

Hmm …

… My Grandmother’s Glass Eye: A Look at Poetry by Craig Raine – a gripping and combative study | Books | The Guardian. (Hat tip, Rus Bowden.)

There is much to be said for Archibald MacLeish's out-of-fashion (I suppose) view that "A poem should not mean / But be." Better that than a prose paraphrase of it.

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