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Caroline Bergvall’s Poetics of the Infrathin

  • Vincent Broqua
Part of the Modern and Contemporary Poetry and Poetics book series (MPCC)

Abstract

Presenting Caroline Bergvall’s poetics of the infrathin is both an obvious gesture in a book that explores contemporary poetry through the lens of its relation to modernism, and also a difficult gesture in more ways than one because Bergvall is an in-between: her work traffics on borders and barriers. For instance, her work is characterized by multilingualism/translingualism, though this cannot sum up her work; she is rather well known though she is not a mainstream poet; she spends a lot of time between London and the United States with whose poets she is closely associated.

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  • Vincent Broqua

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