Monday, 23 April 2007

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

by John Wilkinson.

The modest aim is to situate the strategies of these young writers (and especially Andrea Brady) in their reinvention of the political lyric. A particular question is how they reconcile the lyric turn towards multiple ambiguity and a horizon of indescribable plenitude with the felt necessity to light a path toward an identifiable and attainable political objective (whatever the delay, whatever the conditionals).

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