Tag: Zukofskian

A Do-It-Yourself Guide to Digital Poetics

2008-05-08

Michael McDonough reviews Brian Kim Stefans’ book of poetry Before Starting Over, asserting that Stefans is concerned with the redefinition of critical discourse in the face of the loss of the singularity of the work of art. Stefans is not out to substitute an ideology of surface and take our deep meanings away. He mines contemporary poetics with an encyclopedic attention while resisting dogmatic assertions.