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Close listening : poetry and the performed word

Author: Charles Bernstein
Publisher: New York : Oxford University Press, 1998.
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Contains 17 original essays, commissioned for this volume, on the reading of poetry, the sound of poetry, and the visual performance of poetry. Opens new avenues for the critical discussion of the sound and performance of poetry, and offers a critical base for understanding language and its performance.
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Genre/Form: Electronic books
Criticism, interpretation, etc
Additional Physical Format: Print version:
Close listening.
New York : Oxford University Press, 1998
(DLC) 97032636
Material Type: Internet resource
Document Type: Internet Resource, Computer File
All Authors / Contributors: Charles Bernstein
ISBN: 1423759540 9781423759546 1602561559 9781602561557 9780195109917 0195109910 9780195109924 0195109929 1280453257 9781280453250
OCLC Number: 191953044
Description: 1 online resource (x, 390 p.) : ill.
Contents: Letter on sound / Susan Stewart --
The aural ellipsis and the nature of listening in contemporary poetry / Nick Piombino --
Praxis : a political economy of noise and information / Bruce Andrews --
After free verse : the new nonlinear poetries / Marjorie Perloff --
Ether either / Susan Howe --
Visual performance of the poetic text / Johanna Drucker --
Voice in extremis / Steve McCaffery --
Toward a poetics of polyphony and translatability / Dennis Tedlock --
Speech effects : the talk as a genre / Bob Perelman --
Sound reading / Peter Quartermain --
Understanding the sound of not understanding / Jed Rasula --
The contemporary poetry reading / Peter Middleton --
Neon griot : the functional role of poetry readings in the Black arts movement / Lorenzo Thomas --
Was that "different," "dissident" or "dissonant"? Poetry (n) the public spear : slams, open readings, and dissident traditions / Maria Damon --
Local vocals : Hawaiʻi's pidgin literature, performance, and postcoloniality / Susan M. Schultz --
Who speaks : ventriloquism and the self in the poetry reading / Ron Silliman.
Responsibility: edited by Charles Bernstein.

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