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Jonathan Culler

about lyric, a conversation

from first introduction to THEORY OF THE LYRIC, on its way from Oxford University Press:
"Lyric poetry has a long history in the West but an uncertain generic status.......[it is] 'the foundation genre for the poetics or literary assumptions of cultures throughout the world.  Only Western poetics differs."

Earlier Event: November 4
Richard Buckner
Later Event: November 8
Symposium: Words & Pictures