Sunday, 23 April 2000

From "Off the Grid: Lyric and Politics in Andrea Brady's Embrace"

by John Wilkinson.

Even when theory arrived with the successor Cambridge generation of Denise Riley, Ian Patterson, Martin Thom, and Nick Totton, the poetical working-through of sexual politics by these writers was associated with activism rather than academicism. Far from donnish, this was a generation of dissident and anti-institutional intellectuals surviving on the economic margins until very recently.

No comments: