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Fred Schmalz Responds to Frances Richard’s “Universally Accepted Definition”

In Part ii. of “Universally Accepted Definition,” Frances Richard reveals the poem’s conceit in a question: “Is this a landscape or a portrait?” There is also an implied question throughout: what are the social functions of our languages, the conditions … Continue reading

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Fred Schmalz Responds to Alan Gilbert’s “Transdermal express”

Seven thoughts on “Transdermal express” 1. These thoughts do not correspond to the seven sections of “Transdermal Express.” “This is the mixtape version of the mixtape” is one way of putting it. But so is “a living room.” So is … Continue reading

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