Joan Houlihan

Boston Comment Essays

How Contemporary American Poets Are Denaturing the Poem

     I. On the Prosing of Poetry

     II. I=N=C=O=H=E=R=E=N=T

     III. The Argument for Silence

     IV. The Best I Can do This Year:
Lehman's "Best American Poetry 2001"

     V. If Only We Couldn't Understand Them

     VI. The Sound of One Wing Flapping:
The Art of the Poetry Blurb

     VII. Post-Post Dementia
     VIII. I, Reader: the Rise of Robo-Poetics

     IX. The Best American Liturgy