Ordinariness: The Ultimate Transgression and the Source of Transformation

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Abstract

This is a paper concerning the importance of 'ordinary life' in providing the subject matter of important literature, both historically and in contemporary writing. It includes some discussion of my own poetic practice. The paper was originally a keynote at a conference in Goettingen, Germany to which I was invited.
Original languageEnglish
Title of host publicationTransgressions/Transformations
Subtitle of host publicationLiterature and Beyond
EditorsBrigitta Glaser, Wolfgang Zach
Place of PublicationTubingen, Austria
PublisherStauffenburg Verlag
Pages359-372
Number of pages13
Volume25
ISBN (Print)9783958095908
Publication statusPublished - 2018

Publication series

NameStudies in English and Comparative Literature
PublisherStauffenburg
Volume25

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