Additional Resources for Trompe l'Oeil by Mary Jo Salter

Mary Jo Salter
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Ebert-Schifferer, S., Deceptions and Illusions: Five Centuries of Trompe l'Oeil Painting, National Gallery of Art, 2002.

This book explores the art style described in the poem with ample illustrations of past and present examples.

Hoffman, Daniel, "Wings of a Phoenix? Rebellion and Resuscitation in Postmodern American Poetry," in After New Formalism: Poets on Form, Narrative and Tradition, edited by Annie Finch, Story Line Press, 1999, pp. 18—24.

Salter is often associated with New Formalism. Hoffman's essay informs readers about the background of the artistic movement.

Pritchard, William, Review of A Kiss in Space, in Commonweal, Vol. 126, No. 21, December 1999, p. 22.

Pritchard, one of the most respected names in poetry criticism, examines Salter's previous collection and is impressed with her technical expertise and frequent humor.

Whited, Stephen, Review of Open Shutters, in Book, Issue 30, September—October 2003, p. 89.

Whited compares Salter's work to that of novelists George Eliot and Anne Tyler...

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