Shock Troupers: Browning, Bidart, and the Drama of Prosody

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Author:Tucker, Herbert, Department of EnglishUniversity of Virginia
Abstract:

First, a trigger-alerted disclaimer. This paper on the role of shock in poetic innovation should acknowledge at the outset one conspicuous kind of shock that will be of only incidental concern. Ladies and gentlemen, your attention, please, to the following two exhibits. Prepare to avert your imagination as needed.

Keywords:
Robert Browning, Frank Bidart, shock, modern poetry, prosody, dramatic monologue
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Source Citation:

Tucker, Herbert. "Shock Troupers: Browning, Bidart, and the Drama of Prosody." The Wordsworth Circle (2016).

Publisher:
University of Virginia
Published Date:
2016
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