by Camille Paglia
April 4, 2005 Academic turned cultural critic Camille Paglia argues that the way poetry is taught often strips the art form of its power and context. Her book, Break, Blow, Burn, aims to teach readers how to reconnect with the power and pleasures of poetry.
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