Elizabeth Bishop: The Biography of a Poetry
Although deconstruction has become a popular catchword, as an intellectual movement it has never entirely caught on within the university. For some in the academy, deconstruction, and Jacques Derrida in particular, are responsible for the demise of accountability in the study of literature.
Countering these facile dismissals of Derrida and deconstruction, Herman Rapaport explores the incoherence that has plagued critical theory since the 1960s and the resulting legitimacy crisis in the humanities. Against the backdrop of a rich, informed discussion of Derrida's writings--and how they have been misconstrued by critics and admirers alike-- The Theory Mess investigates the vicissitudes of Anglo-American criticism over the past thirty years and proposes some possibilities for reform.
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As its title implies, this study reads Bishop's poems, books of poems, and the sequence of those books with reference to the poet's life. Starting from an unpublished love poem discovered in a ... Read full review
I In the Footsteps of Elizabeth Bishop in Brazil
It is marvellous to wake up together
The Bodys Roses
The Mappings of North South
For a World Minute and vast and clear
Miss Bishop and Miss Moore
Skunk and Armadillo