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Writing On Water Writing On Air: Poetry Installations By Clark Lunberry At The University Of North Florida, Thomas G. Carpenter Library, And Beyond, Clark Lunberry, Elizabeth A. Curry, A Samuel Kimball Jan 2016

Writing On Water Writing On Air: Poetry Installations By Clark Lunberry At The University Of North Florida, Thomas G. Carpenter Library, And Beyond, Clark Lunberry, Elizabeth A. Curry, A Samuel Kimball

Writing on Water Writing on Air

Contains photographs and descriptions of visual poetry installations by Clark Lunberry, Professor of English at the University of North Florida. The installations originated at the University of North Florida's Thomas G. Carpenter Library and expanded to various locations around the world.

Contents: Writing on water, Writing on air: seeing in time, reading in motion -- Water on water, March 2007 -- Murmur of words, April 2008 -- Floating form less, November 2009 -- Sensation: water/trees/sky, March 2011 -- No such thing, March 2012 -- Bodies of water, March 2014 -- The uncomprehending window (Paris, France), March 2010 -- Providing positioning (Durham, England), September 2010-- Crossing ...


Bodies Of Water: Somebody | Nobody (For E.D.), Clark Lunberry Nov 2015

Bodies Of Water: Somebody | Nobody (For E.D.), Clark Lunberry

English Faculty Publications

On a pond adjacent to the University of North Florida’s Thomas G. Carpenter Library, parts of Emily Dickinson’s well-known poem about being a “Nobody” were recently written on the water. During the fall of 2014, the familiar words of that poem’s opening line – “I’m Nobody! Who are you?” – appeared to float upon the library’s pond, reflecting vividly in the light of day (yet disappearing entirely in the dark of night). While inside the library’s large open stairway, on the tall windows that face directly out onto that pond, the first line of the poem ...


That’S The Beauty Of It, Or, Why John Ashbery Is Not A Painter, Clark Lunberry Jul 2011

That’S The Beauty Of It, Or, Why John Ashbery Is Not A Painter, Clark Lunberry

English Faculty Publications

The poet John Ashbery lived in Paris from roughly 1955 to 1965. It was during this period that Ashbery began writing art reviews, often examining the work of various Americans also living in Paris at this time. Among the many painters Ashbery was to review and publish about, one was the Chicago-born, Paris-based abstract expressionist Joan Mitchell and an exhibition of hers at a Paris gallery in 1964. In this essay I examine the early, more ““abstract”” poetry that Ashbery was developing during this period, thinking about it alongside the paintings of Mitchell (and, in particular, his writings about them ...