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Author: Ronald Silliman
Publisher: Tuscaloosa : University of Alabama Press, ©2008.
Series: Modern and contemporary poetics.
Edition/Format:   Print book : State or province government publication : EnglishView all editions and formats
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"The Alphabet is a remarkable and notorious literary achievement, decades in the making, one continually debated, discussed, and imitated since fragments first appeared in the 1970s. Consisting of twenty-six smaller books, one for each letter of the alphabet, it employs language in ways that are startling and innovative. Over the course of the three decades during which it has appeared - in journals, magazines, and  Read more...
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Material Type: Government publication, State or province government publication, Internet resource
Document Type: Book, Internet Resource
All Authors / Contributors: Ronald Silliman
ISBN: 9780817354930 081735493X 9780817316181 0817316183
OCLC Number: 173182757
Description: 1062 pages ; 23 cm.
Contents: Albany --
Blue --
Carbon --
Demo --
Engines --
Force --
Garfield --
Hidden --
Ink --
Jones --
Ketjak 2: Caravan of Affect --
Lit --
Manifest --
Non --
Oz --
Paradise --
Quindecagon --
[Registered trademark] --
Skies --
Toner --
Under --
VOG --
What --
Xing --
You --
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Series Title: Modern and contemporary poetics.
Responsibility: Ron Silliman.
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A work of American ethnography, a cultural collage of artifacts, moments, episodes, and voices - historical and private - that capture the dizzying evolution of America's social, cultural, and  Read more...

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"Ron Silliman's ongoing long poem The Alphabet... mingles quotidian observation, linguistic-philosophical reflection, and street-level social critique to produce as vivid, systemic, and cumulatively Read more...

 
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