Shock Troupers: Browning, Bidart, and the Drama of ProsodyArticle
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.
Robert Browning, Frank Bidart, shock, modern poetry, prosody, dramatic monologue
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Tucker, Herbert. "Shock Troupers: Browning, Bidart, and the Drama of Prosody." The Wordsworth Circle (2016).
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