By Steven Monte
Monte illuminates those constraints via an exam of works that experience prompted the improvement of the prose poem in addition to via a dialogue of style conception and particular readings of poems starting from Charles Baudelaire's "La Solitude" to John Ashbery's "The System." Monte explores the ways that literary-historical narratives impact interpretation: why, for instance, prose poetry has a tendency to be noticeable as a innovative style and the way this angle affects readings of person works. the yankee poets he discusses contain Ralph Waldo Emerson, William Carlos Williams, T. S. Eliot, Gertrude Stein, and Ashbery; the French poets variety from Baudelaire, Arthur Rimbaud, and Stephane Mallarmé to Max Jacob. In exploring prose poetry as a style, Invisible Fences bargains new views not just on sleek poetry, but additionally on style itself, tough present theories of style with a try out case that asks for but eludes definition.