Archive | September, 2009

Sailing Against the Current: Andrew Goodspeed on David Yezzi

Reviewed: Azores by David Yezzi. Swallow/Ohio University Press, 2008.   Poets and critics alike must resist being swayed by their own rhetoric. In a critic this results in imprecision, emotion, and incoherence. For poets, such wavering leads too often into portentous vapidity. Both critics and poets enjoy the language, but they are commonly moved to […]

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