The New Sentence
Cultural Studies. Linguistics. Originally appearing in 1977 and now in its 11th printing, THE NEW SENTENCE by Ron Silliman is a classic collection of essays by one of the sharpest minds in American contemporary poetic thought. It is a collection with rich insight into Silliman's own monumental poetical work and the writing of his peers, a book which both illuminates the concerns of the era in which it was written and radiates outward with a tremendous scope that continues to bear fruit for the contemporary reader. "Ron Silliman is a terrific prose critic...positively bristles with intellectual and political energy of a very high order" -Bruce Boone.
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Review: The New SentenceUser Review - TQ-tip Shandy - Goodreads
The always enthusiastic and wonderful Ron Silliman. The master at work. Read full review
Review: The New SentenceUser Review - Maggie - Goodreads
Lots of good ideas and observations about language and the role of poetry/poets in society, but a lot of ranting and hard to follow at times. Read full review