Journals Higher Education



Published: 01 November 2018

240 Pages

6 x 9 inches

ISBN: 9781786941367

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Poetry & Barthes

Anglophone Responses 1970-2000

Calum Gardner

Liverpool University Press

Poetry and LUP

  • First book to explore English-language poets' responses to the theory of Roland Barthes
  • First study connecting the work of Barthes with any aspect of poetry
  • Considers the work of the poet and theorist Veronica Forrest-Thomson, an early UK reader of French structuralist theory
  • Looks at the influence of Barthes on American literature
  • Offers an innovative methodology of reading a tradition of poetry through a theorist to whom it explicitly responds

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