Hyperscapes in the Poetry of Frank OHara : Difference, Homosexuality, Topography. (eBook, 2000) [WorldCat.org]
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Hyperscapes in the Poetry of Frank OHara : Difference, Homosexuality, Topography.

Author: Alice Hazelle
Publisher: Liverpool : Liverpool University Press, 2000.
Edition/Format:   eBook : Document : English
Summary:
Frank OHaras poetry evokes a specific era and location: New York in the fifties and early sixties. This is a pre-computer age of typewritten manuscripts, small shops and lunch hours: it is also an age of gay repression, accelerating consumerism and race riots. Hazel Smith suggests that the location and dislocation of the cityscape creates hyperscapes in the poetry of Frank OHara. The hyperscape is a postmodern site  Read more...
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Genre/Form: Electronic books
Criticism, interpretation, etc
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Named Person: Frank O'Hara; Frank O'Hara
Material Type: Document, Internet resource
Document Type: Internet Resource, Computer File
All Authors / Contributors: Alice Hazelle
ISBN: 9781846313301 1846313309
OCLC Number: 1027379323
Description: 1 online resource (240 pages)
Contents: Title Page; Contents; Preface; Introduction; 1: Resituating O'Hara; 2: The Hyperscape and Hypergrace: The City and The Body; 3: In Memory of Metaphor: Metonymic Webs and the Deconstruction of Genre; 4: The Gay New Yorker: The Morphing Sexuality; 5: The Poem as Talkscape: Conversation, Gossip, Performativity, Improvisation; 6: Why I Am Not a Painter: Visual Art, Semiotic Exchange, Collaboration; Coda: Moving the Landscapes; Appendix: More Collaboration; Select Bibliography; Index.

Abstract:

Frank OHaras poetry evokes a specific era and location: New York in the fifties and early sixties. This is a pre-computer age of typewritten manuscripts, small shops and lunch hours: it is also an age of gay repression, accelerating consumerism and race riots. Hazel Smith suggests that the location and dislocation of the cityscape creates hyperscapes in the poetry of Frank OHara. The hyperscape is a postmodern site characterised by difference, breaking down unified concepts of text, city, subject and art, and remoulding them into new textual, subjective and political spaces. This book the.

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