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Author Nichols, Miriam.
Title Radical affections : essays on the poetics of outside / Miriam Nichols.
Imprint Tuscaloosa : University of Alabama Press, [2010]

Author Nichols, Miriam.
Series Modern and contemporary poetics
Modern and contemporary poetics.
Subject American poetry -- 20th century -- History and criticism -- Theory, etc.
American poetry -- 21st century -- History and criticism -- Theory, etc.
Experimental poetry -- 20th century -- History and criticism -- Theory, etc.
Experimental poetry -- 21st century -- History and criticism -- Theory, etc.
Description 1 online resource (xii, 355 pages).
polychrome rdacc
Bibliography Note Includes bibliographical references (pages 307-325) and index.
Contents Introduction : how to walk on the slippery earth -- Charles Olson : architect of place -- Robert Creeley : occasional verse -- Robert Duncan : master of rime -- Jack Spicer : castle of skin and glass -- Robin Blaser : the practice of outside -- Susan Howe : a special view of history.
Summary In 1950 the poet Charles Olson published his influential essay "Projective Verse" in which he proposed a poetry of "open field" composition-to replace traditional closed poetic forms with improvised forms that would reflect exactly the content of the poem. ℗¡ The poets and poetry that have followed in the wake of the "projectivist" movement-the Black Mountain group, the New York School, the San Francisco Renaissance, and the Language poets-have since been studied at length. But more often than not they have been studied through the lens of continental theory with the effect that these high.
Note Print version record.
ISBN 9780817384418 (electronic bk.)
0817384413 (electronic bk.)
OCLC # 772459661
Additional Format Print version: Nichols, Miriam. Radical affections. Tuscaloosa : University of Alabama Press, ©2010 9780817317119 (DLC) 2010017170 (OCoLC)614396239

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