Explore Professor Stephen Burt's article, "Is American Poetry Still a Thing?" and corresponding response commentaries. All content will be published in the second issue of American Literary History Volume 28. UPDATE: Read Stephen Burt's response to the commentaries below.
Is American Poetry Still a Thing? Stephen Burt
American Poetry: What, Me Worry? Meredith L. McGill
Just the Thing? Stephen Burt on American Poetry Peter Nicholls
“That Thing You Do” Aldon Nielsen
“Listening for Something”: A Response to Stephen Burt Josephine Park
Saying It Again: Ideas, Things, and Poetry in the Americas
The Once and Future Thing: A Response to Stephen Burt Oren Izenberg