21st-Century Modernism: The "New" Poetics / Edition 1 available in Paperback
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This revisionist narrative of poetic change in the twentieth century challenges the accepted notions of what poetry is and can be in the new century and makes the case for the seminal place of poetry in contemporary culture.
About the Author
Marjorie Perloff is Sadie Dernham Patek Professor of Humanities Emerita at Stanford University. She is the author of numerous books, including Radical Artifice: Writing Poetry in the Age of Media (1991), Wittgenstein's Ladder: Poetic Language and the Strangeness of the Ordinary (1996), and Poetry On and Off the Page (1998). She is considered to be one of the most distinguished critics now writing on twentieth-century poetry and poetics.
Table of Contents
List of Plates.
1 Avant-Garde Eliot.
2 Gertrude Stein’s Differential Syntx.
3 The Conceptual Poetics of Marcel Duchamp.
4 Khlebnikov’s Soundscapes: Letter, Number, and the Poetics of Zaum.
5 “Modernism” at the Millennium.