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Gendering the Muse

  • Jed Rasula
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Part of the Modern and Contemporary Poetry and Poetics book series (MPCC)

Abstract

In a bracing rendition of a primal scene in “Route,” George Oppen writes:

Imagine a man in the ditch, The wheels of the overturned wreck Still spinning—

I don’t mean he despairs, I mean if he does not He sees in the manner of poetry.

(Poems 198)

Keywords

Late Antiquity Gender Performance Muse Tradition Primal Scene Gender Voice 
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© Jed Rasula 2009

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