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Poetry and cultural studies : a reader

Author: Maria Damon; Ira Livingston
Publisher: Urbana : University of Illinois Press, ©2009.
Edition/Format:   Print book : State or province government publication : EnglishView all editions and formats

A collection of critical texts exploring poetry's engagement with the social


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Genre/Form: Poetry
Criticism, interpretation, etc
Material Type: Government publication, State or province government publication, Internet resource
Document Type: Book, Internet Resource
All Authors / Contributors: Maria Damon; Ira Livingston
ISBN: 9780252034107 0252034104 9780252076084 0252076087
OCLC Number: 236143245
Description: 450 pages : music ; 24 cm
Contents: Introduction / Maria Damon and Ira Livingston --
Precursors. Preface to Lyrical ballads / William Wordsworth ; Two essays on poetry and society / Theodor Adorno ; On some motifs in Baudelaire / Walter Benjamin ; What is a minor literature? / Gilles Deleuze and Félix Guattari ; Of the sorrow songs / W.E.B. Du Bois ; A theory of discourse / Antony Easthope --
Ethnography. Some aspects of folk poetry / Américo Paredes ; The signifying monkey and the language of signifyin(g) : rhetorical difference and the orders of meaning / Henry Louis Gates Jr. ; Shifting politics in Bedouin love poetry / Lila Abu-Lughod ; The poetic construction of self / Steven C. Caton ; Tell them about us : some poems from Southie / Maria Damon --
Mass culture/Cultural politics. The bride of the assembly line : radical poetics in construction / Barrett Watten ; Assembly poetics in the global economy : Nicaragua / Bruce Campbell ; Black texts/Black contexts / Tricia Rose ; Kickin' reality, kickin' ballistics : gangsta rap and postindustrial Los Angeles / Robin D.G. Kelley ; Poetry for the people / Amitava Kumar ; La Douceur du foyer : lyric poetry of the year 1857 as a model for the communication of social norms / Hans Robert Jauss --
National (de)formations. Smoke rings : worker-poets in the France of Louis-Philippe / Jacques Rancière ; Rimbaud and the transformation of social space / Kristin Ross ; Poetry and the public : the social form of modern U.S. poetics / Joseph Harrington ; Nation and imagination / Dipesh Chakrabarty ; Angel Island and the poetics of error / Yunte Huang ; "HOO, HOO, HOO" : some episodes in the construction of modern male whiteness / Rachel Blau DuPlessis --
Subject (de)formations. A poem is being written / Eve Kosofsky Sedgwick ; A musician is being beaten / John Mowitt ; Poetry and anthropology / Trinh T. Minh-ha ; Poetry is not a luxury / Audre Lorde ; A blow is like an instrument / Charles Bernstein --
Reinventing tradition. Sappho is burning : fragmentary introduction / Page DuBois ; Genocide, modernism, and American verse : reading Diana Der-Hovanessian / Walter Kalaidjian ; The forms of things unknown / Stephen Henderson ; History of the voice, 1979-1981 / Kamau Brathwaite ; Of poetry and power : Maya Angelou on the inaugural stage / Zofia Burr ; Nuyorican language / Miguel Algarín.
Responsibility: edited by Maria Damon and Ira Livingston.
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"Recommended."--Choice "A brilliant resource."--Rain Taxi "It is time for this book. Poetry is studied more and more frequently with a cultural studies approach, and Damon and Livingston provide the Read more...

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