The Cracks Between What We Are and What We Are Supposed to Be forms an extended consideration not only of Harryette Mullenas own work, methods, and interests as a poet, but also of issues of central importance to African American poetry and language, womenas voices, and the future of poetry. Together, these essays and interviews highlight the impulses and influences that drive Mullenas work as a poet and thinker, and suggest unique possibilities for the future of poetic language and its role as an instrument of identity and power.... years after finding Calvinoa#39;s novels at Half-price Books, when i first heard of oulipo and oulipians i thought of them in re- ... and Life, A Usera#39;s Manual, and Queneaua#39;s Exercises in Style. oulipo was useful to me because its members not onlyanbsp;...
|Title||:||The Cracks Between What We Are and What We Are Supposed to Be|
|Author||:||Harryette Mullen, Hank Lazer|
|Publisher||:||University of Alabama Press - 2012-08-06|