Day 1, April 14 - Presentations

Title

Trauma in contemporary poetry: realized guilt and differing closure in Gabriel: A Poem and Because: A Lyric Memoir

Start Date

14-4-2020 1:00 PM

End Date

14-4-2020 3:00 PM

Publisher

University of Tennessee at Chattanooga

Place of Publication

Chattanooga (Tenn.)

Abstract

In Edward Hirsch’s Gabriel and Joshua Mensch’s Because, Hirsch and Mensch use poetry as a medium to process trauma. Both works are memory projects, an elegy and a memoir respectively, and both use unique, unconventional punctuation to convey meaning.

Date

April 2020

Document Type

presentations

Language

English

Rights

http://rightsstatement.org/vocab/InC/1.0/

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Trauma in contemporary poetry: realized guilt and differing closure in Gabriel: A Poem and Because: A Lyric Memoir

In Edward Hirsch’s Gabriel and Joshua Mensch’s Because, Hirsch and Mensch use poetry as a medium to process trauma. Both works are memory projects, an elegy and a memoir respectively, and both use unique, unconventional punctuation to convey meaning.