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The Politics of Influence: Bruce Beaver's Letters to Live Poets
journal contributionposted on 2017-05-14, 12:03 authored by Robert Savage
In his celebrated livre composé Letters to Live Poets, Bruce Beaver forged a poetry of the suffering, narcissistic self, deeply estranged from an «uglier than ugly» (II) society and in constant danger of disintegrating into madness. Beaver's undisguised solipsism is remarkable even for a confessional poet.