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Silence in Contemporary Poetry

Kristina Marie Darling

It is widely known that John Cage’s “4’33” initiated a conversation on the work of silence in musical performance. This book analyzes the relationship between silence, formal innovation, and social justice in recent poetry by women, non-binary writers, and writers of color.

About the Author

Kristina Marie Darling is Editor-in-Chief of Tupelo Press and Tupelo Quarterly. She is also a poet.

Details

Pages: 256 pages

Published: October 2020

Formats

Hardback
ISBN: 978-1-949979-52-7

eBook
ISBN: 978-1-949979-53-4

Subjects

Literature
Modernism