Monday, May 07, 2012

Things I had to look up: poetaster

Poetaster: an inferior poet:

Turner gives us an informative sketch for a bildungsromanabout how (Henry) Miller re-made himself as a writer, transforming himself from poetaster to master brute.

-- from a review by Todd Gitlin on
of Renegade: Henry Miller and the Making of 'Tropic of Cancer,' by Frederick Turner

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