Archive December 15, 2016 firstname.lastname@example.org Sean Pryor: We Never Had Paris: Hope Mirlees and Modernist Poetics This paper was presented in the panel ‘Orality and Writing’ at the Historical Poetics symposium. AudioDate Recorded: 15 Dec 2016Duration: 22:33 https://www.westernsydney.edu.au/__data/assets/mp3_file/0011/1193798/Sean_Pryor.mp3 Related AuthorsSean Pryoris a Senior Lecturer in English at the University of New South Wales. He works on nineteenth- and twentieth-century poetry and poetics, and his new book, Poetry, Modernism, and an Imperfect World, is forthcoming from Cambridge University Press. Related PostsA Poem: Historical Poetics and the Problem of ExemplarityDecember 13-15, 2016. The recent emergence of ‘historical poetics’ has challenged the old opposition of history and theory by focussing attention on the historicity of prosodic theories. Ben Etherington: ‘The Liquid Negro Language of the South’:Claude McKay’s Exemplary Doggerel. This paper was presented in the panel ‘Orality and Writing’ at the Historical Poetics symposium. Paul Magee: Composing a poem someone else wroteThis paper was presented in the panel ‘Orality and Writing’ at the Historical Poetics symposium. Sean Pryor on ‘Ideal Poetry’What happens when we speak about poetry, rather than poems? It has long been customary, in thinking and writing about poetry, to make claims on behalf of the art form in general which few if any individual poems can justify or substantiate.