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Egotisms

Peter Brooks

in Enigmas of Identity

Published in print:
2011
Published Online:
October 2017
ISBN:
9780691151588
eISBN:
9781400839698
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Princeton University Press
DOI:
10.23943/princeton/9780691151588.003.0003
Subject:
Literature, Criticism/Theory

This chapter looks into instances of individual self-obsession and what these have to say not only about persons but also the society or culture in which they must survive. As representatives of the ... More


Robert Lowell: The Noise of One’s Own Voice

Calista McRae

in Lyric as Comedy: The Poetics of Abjection in Postwar America

Published in print:
2020
Published Online:
May 2021
ISBN:
9781501750977
eISBN:
9781501750991
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Cornell University Press
DOI:
10.7591/cornell/9781501750977.003.0003
Subject:
Literature, Poetry

This chapter looks at the ways in which being alienated from and encumbered with one's self, of inevitably being caught in a role, can be funny. It discusses how Robert Lowell wants to shed the way ... More


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