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Re-reading Poets: The Life of the Author (Pitt Comp Literacy Culture) Kindle Edition

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“Re-reading Poets blends the personal, the political, and the critical in distinctive, memorable ways. Kameen presents fascinating reinterpretations of well-known poems and reveals some hidden complexities of close reading.”
—Hans Ostrom, University of Puget Sound



“Kameen’s provocative analysis should revitalize literary criticism for years to come—both by proposing a new way of reading poems and by returning critical attention to the figure of ‘the author,’ a figure who has been systematically erased by literary theories ranging from New Criticism to poststructuralism. Smart, succinct, thought-provoking, and entertaining, this book will appeal to scholarly and non-scholarly readers alike.”
—Timothy Mayers, Millersville University

About the Author

Paul Kameen is associate professor of English at the University of Pittsburgh. He is the author of Writing/Teaching: Essays Toward a Rhetoric of Pedagogy, winner of the 2002 CCCC Outstanding Book Award.


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  • File Size: 545 KB
  • Print Length: 194 pages
  • Page Numbers Source ISBN: 0822961075
  • Publisher: University of Pittsburgh Press; 1 edition (December 12, 2010)
  • Publication Date: December 12, 2010
  • Sold by: Amazon Digital Services, Inc.
  • Language: English
  • ASIN: B0055813KS
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By Marianne Janack on November 24, 2014
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a wonderful reflection on teaching and reading, as well as on poetry.
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