Beyond the Blurb: On Critics and Criticism. Published by Cow Eye Press

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A lovely tribute. One question:

"the 'postmodern' in fiction is essentially an American phenomenon"


Daniel Green

Really. American writers of the 1960s: Barth, Coover, Barthelme, Pynchon.

Nigel Beale

Thanks for bringing him to my attention Dan.


Frederick Seidel dedicates a poem to Poirier in latest NYRB. Sub rqrd, though.

mitch Hampton

Richard Poirier was my favorite critic because he put style at the center.

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