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Infidel poetics : riddles, nightlife, substance

Infidel poetics : riddles, nightlife, substance

Author: Daniel Tiffany
Publisher: Chicago : The University of Chicago Press, 2009.
Edition/Format:   Print book : EnglishView all editions and formats

Poetry has been regarded as the least accessible of literary genres. But how much does the obscurity that confounds the reader of a poem differ from, say, the slang or patois that captivates  Read more...


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Genre/Form: Criticism, interpretation, etc
Additional Physical Format: Online version:
Tiffany, Daniel.
Infidel poetics.
Chicago : The University of Chicago Press, 2009
Document Type: Book
All Authors / Contributors: Daniel Tiffany
ISBN: 9780226803098 0226803090 9780226803104 0226803104
OCLC Number: 299151053
Description: 254 pages ; 24 cm
Contents: The spectacle of obscurity --
Riddlecraft --
Lost laboratories of the sphinx --
Lyric monadologies --
Infidel lyric : the rhymes of the canting crew --
Flash crib : a genealogy of modern nightlife --
Mother Goose and Mallarmé.
Responsibility: Daniel Tiffany.


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