Contemporary poetry chronicals the disintegration of the self.

front-cover9‘In fact the cult of intimacy originates not in the assertion of personality but in it’s collapse. Poets and Novelists today, far from glorifying the self, chronicle it’s disintegration.’
pg 30
The Culture of Narcissism
Christopher Lasch

W W Norton & Co Ltd; New edition edition (15 Jan 1979)

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