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Radical Vernacular: Lorine Niedecker And The Poetics Of Place, Elizabeth Willis Dec 2007

Radical Vernacular: Lorine Niedecker And The Poetics Of Place, Elizabeth Willis

Elizabeth Willis

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Come Together, Imagine Peace / Edited By Philip Metres, Ann Smith & Larry Smith ; Introduction By Philip Metres, Philip Metres Dec 2007

Come Together, Imagine Peace / Edited By Philip Metres, Ann Smith & Larry Smith ; Introduction By Philip Metres, Philip Metres

Philip Metres

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Poetry, Law, & Poetry: Some Notes Toward A Unified Theory, Frank Pommersheim Dec 2007

Poetry, Law, & Poetry: Some Notes Toward A Unified Theory, Frank Pommersheim

Frank Pommersheim

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To See The Earth, Philip Metres Dec 2007

To See The Earth, Philip Metres

Philip Metres

To See the Earth navigates the increasingly turbulent waters of a globalized world—from Moscow to Chicago, from Philadelphia to Ramallah. Metres renders in vivid language what Fredric Jameson called “cognitive mapping” —a kind of “situational representation on the part of the individual subject to the vaster and properly unrepresentable totality.”To See the Earth travels to Russia, memorializes immigrant Arab American family life in a Brooklyn brownstone, witnesses to the violence visited upon people both at home and abroad, and carves out of such losses images of hope —the birthing not of a terrible beauty, but of the “dreaming ...


The Place Where You Lie: A Reading Of James Wright's To The Muse, Chard Deniord Dec 2007

The Place Where You Lie: A Reading Of James Wright's To The Muse, Chard Deniord

Chard deNiord

Despite James Wright's sustained popularity and the critical attention he has received since his death in 1980, his 1968 poem “To the Muse” has been the subject of little detailed analysis. The speaker of the poem gives voice to a host of extreme emotions and thoughts that range from human unknowing and agony to unrestrained protest illuminating madness. Few other contemporary love poems explore the grieving lover's state with commensurate economy and intensity. The full text of the poem and a close textual analysis are included.


Janet Holmes, Janet Holmes Dec 2007

Janet Holmes, Janet Holmes

Janet A. Holmes

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