Archive for January 15th, 2003

Part II: External Evidence Part III: Scansion Part IV: Public and Private Reading Part V: Tenor and Vehicle Part VI: Practice “Poetry should be at least as well-written as prose.” –Ezra Pound It should also be at least as well read. Poems are in words, words have denotations, and strings of words have, or ought […]

Aaron Haspel | Posted January 15, 2003 @ 9:04 PM | Poetry

1. No psychologizing. Rachel Lucas was widely praised for this analysis of Michael Moore’s inner life. It was funny, and it might even be true. But it is irrelevant to Michael Moore’s arguments, which are bad, and even to Michael Moore’s behavior, which is worse. By their fruits shall ye know them. There is a […]

Aaron Haspel | Posted January 15, 2003 @ 12:22 PM | Philosophy