About Hannah Brooks-Motl

Hannah Brooks-Motl Has written the following articles:

Aristocracies of One

On British and American Poetry What is the difference between British and American poetry—especially contemporary poetry—and why are they different? Because the two poetries are written in the same language, it seems to make more sense to ask this question of them than to ask, for example, what the differences between Italian and Spanish poetry […]

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With My Little Eye

Nigh-No-Place by Jen Hadfield. Bloodaxe Books, 2008 As Reviewed By: Hannah Brooks-Motl How problematic is poetic description? Certain schools of poetic thought—perhaps inflected with post-modernism’s uneasiness about “claim-making”—regard description as dangerously akin to definition: a bundle of similes can harden into a claim about the way the world actually is, as opposed to remaining a […]

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