THE SONNET IS DEAD

by Robin Boothroyd

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‘The sonnet was obviously a most significant formal concept, for it appealed to the imaginations of poets in many languages in many cultures, but we can’t write sonnets any more because we no longer live in the sonnet’s world.’

Mary Ellen Solt, Concrete Poetry: A World View (Indiana University Press) available here

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