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Davidson, Michael 1944-

Overview
Works: 109 works in 218 publications in 2 languages and 6,658 library holdings
Genres: Criticism, interpretation, etc  History  Poetry  Biography  Bibliography  Fiction 
Roles: Author, Author of introduction, Editor
Classifications: PS285.S3, 811.5409979461
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Most widely held works by Michael Davidson
The San Francisco Renaissance : poetics and community at mid-century by Michael Davidson( Book )
27 editions published between 1989 and 2011 in English and Undetermined and held by 793 libraries worldwide
A study of the various impulses of the "San Francisco Renaissance", usually associated with the Beat movement, buy in reality a collage of different communities, often at odds with one another, whose agendas were social and political as much as aesthetic
Guys like us : citing masculinity in Cold War poetics by Michael Davidson( Book )
7 editions published between 2003 and 2004 in English and held by 624 libraries worldwide
New collected poems by George Oppen( Book )
16 editions published between 2002 and 2008 in English and Dutch and held by 498 libraries worldwide
"Gathers in one volume all of the poet's books published in his lifetime (1908-84), as well as his previously uncollected poems and a selection of his unpublished work. Oppen, who won a Pulitzer Prize in 1969, has long been acknowledged as one of America's foremost modernists. ... [this book] replaces the earlier 'Collected Poems' of 1975"--Bookjacket
Ghostlier demarcations : modern poetry and the material word by Michael Davidson( Book )
5 editions published in 1997 in English and held by 406 libraries worldwide
"Why do modern poets quote from dictionaries in their poems? How has the tape recorder changed the poet's voice? What has shopping to do with Gertrude Stein's aesthetics? These and other questions form the core of Ghostlier Demarcations, a study of modern poetry as a material medium. One of today's most respected critics of twentieth-century poetry and poetics, Michael Davidson argues that literary materiality has been dominated by an ideology of modernism, based on the ideal of the autonomous work of art, which has hindered our ability to read poetry as a socially critical medium. By focusing on writing as a palimpsest involving numerous layers of materiality--from the holograph manuscript to the printed book--Davidson exposes modern poetry's engagement with larger historical forces. The palimpsest that results is less a poem than an arrested stage of writing in whose layers can be discerned ghostly traces of other texts. Library of Congress subject headings for this publication: American poetry 20th century History and criticism, Modernism (Literature) United States, Irrationalism (Philosophy) in literature, Supernatural in literature, Materialism in literature, Fantasy in literature, Ghosts in literature". Publisher
Concerto for the left hand : disability and the defamiliar body by Michael Davidson( Book )
11 editions published between 2008 and 2011 in English and Undetermined and held by 283 libraries worldwide
"Professor Davidson--an accomplished literary critic--offers a focused and balanced analysis of poetry, film, and the arts honed with his excellent knowledge of the latest advances in disability studies. He is brilliant at reading texts in a sophisticated and aesthetically pleasurable way, making Concerto for the Left Hand one of the smartest books to date in disability studies."--Lennard Davis, University of Illinois, Chicago "Moving elegantly among social theorists and cultural texts, Davidson exemplifies and propels an ethical-aesthetic model for criticism. Davidson asks continuously and with a committed intensity 'where a disability ends and the social order begins' ... this book brings the study of poetry and poetics into the twenty-first century."--Rachel Blau DuPlessis, Temple University Concerto for the Left Hand is at the cutting edge of the expanding field of disability studies, offering a wide range of essays that investigate the impact of disability across various art forms--including literature, performance, photography, and film. Rather than simply focusing on the ways in which disabled persons are portrayed, Michael Davidson explores how the experience of disability shapes the work of artists and why disability serves as a vital lens through which to interpret modern culture. Covering an eclectic range of topics--from the phantom missing limb in film noir to the poetry of American Sign Language--this collection delivers a unique and engaging assessment of the interplay between disability and aesthetics. Written in a fluid, accessible style, Concerto for the Left Hand will appeal to both specialists and general audiences. With its interdisciplinary approach, this book should appeal not only to scholars of disability studies but to all those working in minority art, deaf studies, visual culture, and modernism. Michael Davidson is Professor of American Literature at the University of California, San Diego. His other books include Guys Like Us: Citing Masculinity in Cold War Poetics and Ghostlier Demarcations: Modern Poetry and the Material World
On the outskirts of form : practicing cultural poetics by Michael Davidson( Book )
10 editions published in 2011 in English and Undetermined and held by 192 libraries worldwide
Essays on modern and contemporary poetry from a cultural studies perspective
Leningrad ( Book )
3 editions published in 1991 in English and held by 127 libraries worldwide
The landing of Rochambeau by Michael Davidson( Book )
5 editions published in 1985 in English and held by 123 libraries worldwide
The mutabilities & the foul papers by Michael Davidson( Book )
2 editions published in 1976 in English and held by 95 libraries worldwide
Post hoc by Michael Davidson( Book )
4 editions published in 1990 in English and Undetermined and held by 94 libraries worldwide
The prose of fact by Michael Davidson( Book )
5 editions published between 1980 and 1981 in English and held by 73 libraries worldwide
Bleed through : new and selected poems by Michael Davidson( Book )
3 editions published in 2013 in English and held by 73 libraries worldwide
Analogy of the ion by Michael Davidson( Book )
3 editions published between 1987 and 1988 in English and held by 66 libraries worldwide
Two views of pears by Michael Davidson( Book )
2 editions published in 1973 in English and held by 63 libraries worldwide
War and peace 2 ( Book )
1 edition published in 2005 in English and held by 52 libraries worldwide
Summer letters by Michael Davidson( Book )
3 editions published in 1977 in English and held by 49 libraries worldwide
The arcades by Michael Davidson( Book )
3 editions published in 1998 in English and held by 47 libraries worldwide
Arranging Nature by Paul Naylor( Book )
2 editions published in 2006 in English and held by 47 libraries worldwide
Daughter of Is : a science fiction epic by Michael Davidson( Book )
3 editions published in 1978 in English and held by 38 libraries worldwide
Grillwork by Michael Davidson( Book )
2 editions published in 1979 in English and held by 25 libraries worldwide
 
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Alternative Names
Davidson, Michael R.
Davidson, Michael R. 1944-
Davidson, Robert Michael
Майкл Дэвидсон
Languages
English (127)
Dutch (1)
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