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Time in time : short poems, long poems, and the rhetoric of North American avant-gardism, 1963-2008

Author: J Mark Smith
Publisher: Montreal : McGill-Queen's University Press, ©2013.
Edition/Format:   Print book : EnglishView all editions and formats
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"Edgar Allan Poe, arguing that brevity and intensity were the essence of poetry, declared there was no such thing as a long poem. It can also be said there is no difference between a short and a long poem except duration: a measure of time. Time in Time examines what the difference really is, and investigates the interplay of short and long forms in contemporary poetry. Moving beyond the opposition of lyric and  Read more...
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Genre/Form: Criticism, interpretation, etc
Document Type: Book
All Authors / Contributors: J Mark Smith
ISBN: 9780773540835 0773540830
OCLC Number: 861207962
Description: 240 p
Contents: Introduction : poetic form and the rhetoric of North American avant-gardism, 1963-2008 / J. Mark Smith --
Lyric and experimental long poems : intersections / Rachel Blau DuPlessis --
More apparent than real : the lyric/avant-garde divide / Kerry Doyle --
Hannah Weiner's book in air : Clairvoyant journal and the clair-style poems / Jennifer Russo --
The lyric turn : a poetics of falling / Erín Moure --
By the numbers : Jackson Mac Low's light poems and algorithmic digraphism / Michael O'Driscoll --
Better living through 'pataphysics : the biosemiotics of Kenneth Goldsmith / Adam Dickinson --
Getting every word in : A.R. Ammons's Garbage and the corpora / J. Mark Smith --
Day labour / Steve McCaffery.
Responsibility: edited by J. Mark Smith.
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A look at experiment and continuity in North American poetry since the 1960s.  Read more...

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