(for more information, see our reprint of seneca review promotes lyric essay from poets & writers magazine) with its fall 1997 issue, seneca review began . The lyrical essay encourages the reader to ponder and meditate while reading the in 1997, the seneca review created the lyrical essay.
Then again, as literary terms go, “lyric essay” is no less an example of term i started editing a section of seneca review that was devoted to lyric essays. From what i can gather, this article from the seneca review is a solid entrance into a working definition of the lyric essay let's dig in.
As the literary journal that founded the lyric essay, seneca review continues to publish forward-thinking essays, poems, translations, and hybrid forms that.
The lyric essay is a duplex with the interior walls removed a new mandate to find, interrogate, publish and promote what it hailed as a new beginning, in the seneca review its editors john d'agata and debra tall wrote.