Ashbery's `Self-Portrait'

Looper, Travis
September 1992
Papers on Language & Literature;Fall92, Vol. 28 Issue 4, p451
Poetry Review
The article offers criticism on the poem "Self-Portrait in a Convex Mirror" by John Ashberry. The author looks at the symbols and linguistic technique in the poem and the depiction of the poetic person. The article also discusses the attempts for transcending textual limitations and the reconsideration of the possibility of otherness.


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