Telling It Slant: Avant-Garde Poetics of the 1990s

Telling It Slant: Avant-Garde Poetics of the 1990s

by Mark Wallace
     
 

ISBN-10: 0817310967

ISBN-13: 9780817310967

Pub. Date: 11/27/2001

Publisher: University of Alabama Press

Some of the finest essays from the newest generation of critics and poet-critics are gathered together in this volume documenting the growth in readership and awareness of avant-garde poetries.

Overview

Some of the finest essays from the newest generation of critics and poet-critics are gathered together in this volume documenting the growth in readership and awareness of avant-garde poetries.

Product Details

ISBN-13:
9780817310967
Publisher:
University of Alabama Press
Publication date:
11/27/2001
Series:
Modern & Contemporary Poetics Series
Edition description:
1
Pages:
408
Product dimensions:
6.00(w) x 9.00(h) x 1.40(d)

Table of Contents

Introduction1
Cultures
1Introduction to Writing from the New Coast11
2How Pastoral: A Manifesto21
3Poetry and Identity27
4Anarchism and Culture33
5America, a Lineage41
6Remote Parsee: An Alternative Grammar of Asian North American Poetry43
Forms and Approaches
7Avant-Garde without Agonism?79
8A Flicker at the Edge of Things: Some Thoughts on Lyric Poetry95
9Investigating the Procedure: Poetry and the Source115
10A cyber-Editor's statement131
11Unrecognizable Texts: From Multicultural to Antisystemic Writing145
12Raw Matter: A Poetics of Disgust161
13Toward a Free Multiplicity of Form191
Readings
14Writing at the Crossroads of Languages207
15The Arena in the Garden: Some Thoughts on the Late Lyric225
16Writing from Inside Language: Late Surrealism and Textual Poetry in France and the United States237
17"Multiple" Functioning: Procedural Actions in the Poetry of Tina Darragh255
18Cowgirls Like the Salt Lick: Gender & Some Poem Analysis281
19from "Jetting I Commit the Immortal Spark"301
A Poetics of Criticism
20Make shift323
21Ambient stylistics339
22Fugitive367
23Let s(a) = A Visual Inquiry377
24An Indispensable Coefficient of Esthetic Order381
25A Tract395
26Spiderwasp or literary criticism404
Contributors429
Acknowledgments & Permissions435
Index439

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