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Lost in the maze of words: Reading and re-reading Noah Webster's dictionaries
Lost in the Maze of Words explores the intersection of lexicographical and poetic practices in American literature, and attempts to map out a "lexical poetics." Taking Noah Webster's dictionaries as the dissertation's ...
Working form: The poetics of writing work
A response, in part, to Dana Gioia's claim that U.S. poetry “seldom deals directly with the public institutions that dominate American life” (“Business and Poetry” 114), Working Form offers evidence to the contrary in what ...