The Baroque Era

December 9, 2014 | 1 book mentioned

“These poets foreground elaborate and mythically transgressive evocations of eros in which stylistic excesses counter the violent excesses of homophobia and racial marginalization. The queer Baroque is, fundamentally, a poetry of radical ambivalence.” On Prelude to Bruise by Saeed Jones.

is a staff writer for The Millions. He lives in New York.

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