Models of the Universe: An Anthology of the Prose Poem

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Here at last is a comprehensive anthology of one of the world's most fascinating literary hybrids. This strange sub-genre encompasses the history of modern poetry, from its beginnings in romanticism (Bertrand, Turgenev, Baudelaire), its adolescence in Symbolism (Mallarme, Rimbaud, Trakl), its maturity in high modernism (Stein, Williams, Kafka, Montale, Follain, Char, Vallejo, H.D., and others), and its middle age in post-modernism (Cortazar, Bishop, Ashbery, Simic, Edson, ...

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Overview

Here at last is a comprehensive anthology of one of the world's most fascinating literary hybrids. This strange sub-genre encompasses the history of modern poetry, from its beginnings in romanticism (Bertrand, Turgenev, Baudelaire), its adolescence in Symbolism (Mallarme, Rimbaud, Trakl), its maturity in high modernism (Stein, Williams, Kafka, Montale, Follain, Char, Vallejo, H.D., and others), and its middle age in post-modernism (Cortazar, Bishop, Ashbery, Simic, Edson, Bly...) up to the present.

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Drawing both on the prose poem's chronological development and on its polylingual and multicultural manifestations, this book assembles the prose poems of over 100 writers, some of whose work was translated particularly for this volume. Includes the work of Ivan Turgenev, Elizabeth Bishop, Jamaica Kincaid, Gary Snyder and other noteworthies as well as the less well-known. Annotation c. Book News, Inc., Portland, OR (booknews.com)
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  • ISBN-13: 9780932440693
  • Publisher: Oberlin College Press
  • Publication date: 3/28/1995
  • Series: FIELD Editions
  • Edition description: New Edition
  • Edition number: 1
  • Pages: 320
  • Product dimensions: 7.00 (w) x 10.14 (h) x 0.93 (d)

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