"Fake" poetry

minnow at belfry.org.uk minnow at belfry.org.uk
Mon Feb 7 12:26:38 EST 2005


Helen Schinske replied to Judith Ridge

>> Of course, there was the infamous Ern Malley affair of the 1940s. Two
>> conservative Australian poets "made up" modernist poetry and submitted it to
>> a literary journal.
>C.S. Lewis was involved in such a scheme once, but it didn't get very far.

I'm intrigued: if one doesn't make up modernist poetry, how does it come
into existence?  Fission?

Minnow


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