Intimate Editing: Toward a Relational Philological Poetics

Anne Marie Thompson
According to the etymology of “philo-logy,” poets—the most ardent lovers of words—ought to be considered first among philologists. However, philology’s reputation as a dusty, pedantic science has seen it relegated to the back shelf of literary studies. “Intimate Editing” reveals a counterintuitive but symbiotic relationship between innovative poetry and philology: if philology engages with words' material incarnations in documents, manuscripts, and books, a philological poetics calls attention to and intervenes in that process. The contemporary,...
This data repository is not currently reporting usage information. For information on how your repository can submit usage information, please see our documentation.