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Conversant essays : contemporary poets on poetry

Conversant essays : contemporary poets on poetry

Author: James McCorkle
Publisher: Detroit : Wayne State University Press, 1990.
Edition/Format:   eBook : Document : EnglishView all editions and formats

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Genre/Form: Criticism, interpretation, etc
Material Type: Document, Internet resource
Document Type: Internet Resource, Computer File
All Authors / Contributors: James McCorkle
OCLC Number: 1148604724
Description: 1 online resource (596 pages : illustrations)
Contents: The absolute unreasonableness of Geoffrey Hill / William Logan --
How Emerson avails / Douglas Crase --
Of the power of the word / John Taggart --
Milosz and the moral authority of poetry / Emily Grosholz --
"Postmodernism" : sign for a struggle, the struggle for the sign / Ron Silliman --
Metaphors in the tradition of the shaman / Gloria Anzaldúa --
Drawing in nets / Judy Grahn --
Three chapters from "Novices" / Clayton Eshleman --
"The superior art" : verse and prose and modern poetry / Timothy Steele --
Verse and voice / Charles O. Hartman --
On Williams' triadic line; or how to dance on variable feet / Denise Levertov --
The breaking of form in Lorraine Sutton's SAYcred LAYdy / Luz Maria Umpierre --
Word roots : notes on free verse / Mark Rudman --
The confinement of free verse / Brad Leithauser --
Notes on the new formalism / Dana Gioia. Of formal, free, and fractal verse : singing the body eclectic / Alice Fulton --
Sound and sentiment, sound and symbol / Nathaniel Mackey --
The "technique" of re-reading / Marvin Bell --
Dickinson's paradoxical losses / Alfred Corn --
Marianne Moore and E. McKnight Kauffer : their friendship, their concerns / Grace Schulman --
A hymn of non-attainment : Dino Campana / Jonathan Galassi --
On Bonnefoy / Rachel Hadas --
What comes up out of the ground : on Budenz, Heaney, Ashbery, and others / Amy Clampitt --
Revolutionary love : Denise Levertov and the poetics of politics / Sandra M. Gilbert --
Cave of resemblances, cave of rimes : tradition and repetition in Robert Duncan / Michael Davidson --
The assembling vision of Rita Dove / Robert McDowell --
A generous salvation : the poetry of Norman Dubie / David St. John. Anatomies of melancholy / J.D. McClatchy --
The trees win every time : reading Julia Randall / Marilyn Hacker --
Lessons in form / Laura Jensen --
What the mockingbird said / Molly Peacock --
Notes on improvisation, William Carlos Williams, and jazz / James McKean --
Lavender / Mary Swander --
My grandfather's poems / Edward Hirsch --
Forging a woman's link in Di goldene keyt : some possibilities for Jewish American poetry / Irena Klepfisz --
Caves / Gerald Stern --
The poet and history / C.K. Williams --
Dancing at the devil's party : some notes on politics and poetry / Alicia Ostriker --
The search for a primal poetics / Jerome Rothenberg --
Time out of motion : looking ahead to see backward / Charles Bernstein --
Notes on the new female voice / Margaret Randall --
... she still wrote out the word Kotex on a torn piece of paper wrapped up in a dollar bill ... / Cheryl Clarke. Shadow work / Sam Hamill --
Eden and my generation / Larry Levis --
Otherhow / Rachel Blau DuPlessis --
Non-Euclidean narrative combustion (or, What the subtitles can't say) / Joan Retallack --
Postmodern Bildungsromans : the drama of recent autobiography / Paul Christensen --
On memory / Ann Lauterbach --
Three meditations on Wallace Stevens / David Lehman --
"Translating" form : Pound, Rilke, their sculptors and the contemporary poem / Michael Heller --
Orpheus the painter : Apollinaire and Robert Delaunay / Rosanna Warren --
Soul music : religion and poetry / Baron Wormser --
The abrupt edge / Stanley Plumly.
Responsibility: edited by James McCorkle.


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