Inventions of a Barbarous Age: Poetry from Conceptualism to Rhyme.
What is the community for poetry? What is its fate, its future? Poet and critic Robert Archambeau begins Inventions of a Barbarous Age with these questions before ranging over the ridges and valleys of the contemporary poetry scene, pausing on the way to investigate mystic and Gnostic poetry, the norms of criticism, and the poetics of camp and the sublime. Taking in poets from W. H. Auden to Kenneth Goldsmith, and topics from poetic comedy to poetic tribalism, Archambeau is one of poetry's great omnivores, and numbers among the leading poetry critics of his generation.
American poetry, 21st century, History and criticism, American poetry, 20th century, History and criticism
Archambeau, Robert, "Inventions of a Barbarous Age: Poetry from Conceptualism to Rhyme." (2016). Faculty Authored Books. 1.