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Published 1 October 1977 in Volume 8 No. 2.
Cite as: . ‘Questionnaire on Poetry.’ Australian Literary Studies, vol. 8, no. 2, 1977. https://doi.org/10.20314/als.011720101f.
'The literature of ideas' was first introduced into critical vocabulary by Balzac in the late 1830s, as one side of a terminological opposition in which Romanticism, or what Balzac termed 'the literature of imagery', formed the other (Lost Illusions 356-57)…