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Intonation: "There's a difference, you know, between the long poem and the life-long poem" G.S.

The Life-Long Poem

We call everything from T.S. Eliot‟s Waste Land (maybe 16 pages) to Louis Zukofsky‟s ‘A’ (some 800 pages) “long” poems; what distinguishes the life-long poem (to use Robert Kroetsch‟s term) is not necessarily—at least not only—its length, but the length of time over which it is composed, and the extended period over which it makes its appearance in print. 96 more words

About Doing The Work

Contemporary Olson edited by David Herd (Manchester University Press, 2015)

Contemporary Olson, based upon talks given at a University of Kent conference in 2012, re-assesses Charles Olson’s work and place in recent poetic history. Written by writers, poets and academics, this book of essays contextualises Olson’s thought and work, placing him in his period, and focuses upon individual poems and essays. 814 more words


scattershot notes on lyric and dna

Osip Mandelstam  described a poem as the Egyptian ship of the dead, where “all the needs of life have been stored, nothing has been forgotten in that ship.” A poem carries the condensed storehouse of language and the knowledge that language holds. 387 more words

Materiality Of Language

rachel blau duplessis @ ex.it

Rachel Blau DuPlessis (letta da Renata Morresi) @ EX.IT – Materiali fuori contesto, Albinea 12-14 aprile 2013 :



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Bruce Boone and H.D.

When thinking back to Sagetrieb’s long legacy of special issues devoted to single authors, one would be remiss not to remember the journal’s devotion to the modernist poet… 341 more words


rachel blau du plessis: nuova lettura nelle marche, l'11 settembre


L’11 settembre 2013, alle 21:30, Presso l’Auditorium Sant’Agostino di Civitanova Alta sarà ospite d’eccezione del Festival dell’Ospitalità 2013 di Adam Accademia Rachel Blau DuPlessis… 57 more words

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