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American Literary Scholarship (2017) 2015 (1): 351–370.
Published: 01 September 2017
... identitarian borders and represent liminality. In “Sisterhood as Performance in Audre Lorde’s Public Advocacy” ( pp. 109–21) Les- ter C. Olson traces the rhetorical strategies and acts of caring and mutual responsibility through which Lorde inspired sisterhood as “a Anne Dewey 357 performed way...
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American Literary Scholarship (2021) 2019 (1): 369–385.
Published: 01 September 2021
... a tendency to jump the track from one medium to another. Epistrophies closes with two chapters that investigate this turning through the lens of serial poetry. In Notes on Poetics Regarding Mack- ey s Song (the title a deliberate nod to Robert Duncan s essay Notes on Poetics Regarding Olson s Maximus...
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American Literary Scholarship (2002) 2000 (1): 391–415.
Published: 01 September 2002
... Zukofsky to Charles Olson, Ed Dorn, and Robert Pinsky, and as always Davies’s readings are astute. Like California’s Hejinian collection, these three books are very attractively designed, usefully indexed, and issued in paper. John Ashbery’s Other Traditions (Harvard) was very widely praised Lee...
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American Literary Scholarship (2016) 2014 (1): 363–394.
Published: 01 September 2016
... of the literary scene, and since publication that landmark collection has moved gradually toward the center of American letters. A profoundly destabilizing document, fore- grounding innovators from Robert Duncan and Charles Olson to John Ashbery and Frank O’Hara, it also betrays the exclusionary tendencies...
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American Literary Scholarship (2012) 2010 (1): 399–424.
Published: 01 September 2012
...” ( pp. 19–35) Marjorie Perloff gets at the distinctiveness of Creeley’s poetics in her analysis of his idiosyncratic syntax, peculiar word order, and odd use of “literary” constructions in “The Rain.” Casting aside customary associations of Creeley with Charles Olson, or with Robert Duncan...
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American Literary Scholarship (2014) 2012 (1): 133–152.
Published: 01 September 2014
... Stone Charm, which he had bought from the sculptor.” That artifact, Turner argues, “makes explicit the kinds of relationships Pound was trying to construct, both during the sculptor’s lifetime and afterwards.” Gary Grieve Carson’s “ ‘The Fathers Run Out in the Sons’: Charles Olson, Ezra Pound...
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American Literary Scholarship (2000) 1998 (1): 361–390.
Published: 01 September 2000
.... For instance, Golding finds that Charles Olson had the larger hand in the representation of a number of long poems in the anthology. Altogether, what should interest us here is a conflictual rather than a homogenous picture of the avant-garde com- munity Taking assumptions about the cultural work performed...
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American Literary Scholarship (2011) 2009 (1): 395–423.
Published: 01 September 2011
... calls the two poets “the finest among their generation, a generation that came to maturity around the beginning of the Second World War.” Oppen is also well served by Thinking Poetics: Essays on George Oppen. Then there is Charles Olson, a member of the same generation whom some revere...
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American Literary Scholarship (2015) 2013 (1): 373–401.
Published: 01 September 2015
... Selby’s chapter on ecopoetics ( pp. 127–42) leans heavily on early examples such as Robert Frost and Charles Olson, offering less on work from recent decades, even in reference to contemporaries such as W. S. Merwin and Gary Snyder. And while Steve McCaffrey’s account of Language writing ( pp. 143...
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American Literary Scholarship (2017) 2015 (1): 315–349.
Published: 01 September 2017
... world as constituted entirely of forces of attraction and repulsion, explosive energies, electrical fields, and a tiny number of distinct types of particle.” Pointing to the physics metaphors in Charles Olson’s “Projective Verse,” a passing statement in Wallace Stevens’s “Imagination and Value...
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American Literary Scholarship (2009) 2007 (1): 49–68.
Published: 01 September 2009
... position” indebted to “Job’s insistence on taking no acceptable belief for granted” in order Dennis Berthold 59 to attack normative religion from his “tantalizingly paradoxical position as a blasphemous believer.” James Zeigler’s “Charles Olson’s American...
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American Literary Scholarship (2006) 2004 (1): 533–547.
Published: 01 September 2006
... contribution in the same line is Ted Olson’s “[Appalachian] Literature,” pp. 165–78 in Richard A. Straw and H. Tyler Blethen, eds., High Mountains Rising: Appalachia in Time and Place (Illinois), surveying relevant works and themes for the first time, as Olson notes, since Jim Wayne Miller’s essay...
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American Literary Scholarship (2007) 2005 (1): 399–426.
Published: 01 September 2007
.... Or perhaps not, as it might confuse matters. “Happily, and in quite direct response to this studied revisiting of British poetry, there emerged in the period after World War II a generation (or two) of great, independent poet-readers—Charles Olson, Robert Duncan, Denise Levertov, Frank O’Hara, John...
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American Literary Scholarship (2006) 2004 (1): 51–68.
Published: 01 September 2006
.... In the same issue Ralph Maud defends Charles Olson’s scholarly ethics in “Charles Olson and the Northwestern-Newberry Moby-Dick” (MSEx 127: 1–5) by citing evidence, in contradistinction to claims by the Northwestern-Newberry editors, that Olson deserves the credit he takes in Call Me...
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American Literary Scholarship (2005) 2003 (1): 111–121.
Published: 01 September 2005
... of American power, James perceived it as a troubling legacy of imperialism. The author’s reactionary views are emphasized in Liesl M. Olson’s ‘‘ ‘Under the Lids of Jerusalem’: The Guised Role of Jewishness in The Golden Bowl ’’ (MFS 49: 660–86). Arguing for Fanny’s a≈liation with identifiably Jewish...
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American Literary Scholarship (2008) 2006 (1): 179–198.
Published: 01 September 2008
... of making superficial judgments through his complex use of lan- guage and imagery. In “Knowing and Creating: A Response to Barbara Olson” (Narrative 14: 247–48) Jonathan Culler addresses Olson’s claims about omniscient narrators in their recent, pointed dialogue in Narra- tive. Culler challenges...
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American Literary Scholarship (2000) 1998 (1): 341–360.
Published: 01 September 2000
... a sense of Bronk s place in American literature. The distinctiveness of his poetry emerges through comparisons to the works of predecessors such as Thoreau, Melville, Whitman, and Dickinson, modern masters such as Frost and Stevens, and contemporaries such as Charles Olson, Robert Creeley, and George...
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American Literary Scholarship (2005) 2003 (1): 393–424.
Published: 01 September 2005
... background and her sexual orientation make it hard to understand how she survived the Holocaust, both physically and psychologically, in Vichy France. Liesl M. Olson in ‘‘William James and Habit in the Shadow of War’’ (TCL 49: 328–59) recalls Stein’s tutelage under James, paying particular...
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American Literary Scholarship (2005) 2003 (1): 47–64.
Published: 01 September 2005
..., a chimera Three brief notes add to the biographical and textual scholarship. Torsten Kehler in ‘‘Herman Melville and the Olson-Mason Correspon- dence’’ (PNR 9, iii: 42–44) summarizes the letters between Charles Olson and Ronald Mason but has little to say about their views of Melville...
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American Literary Scholarship (2014) 2012 (1): 403–480.
Published: 01 September 2014
.... The continuing interest in the aesthetics of the body is also represented with Anne Battesti’s “ ‘We Were Touched by His Talking’: The Woman Who Escaped from Shame, de Toby Olson” ( pp. 105–20). This article offers a brief overview of the many narrative mediations and obstacles presiding over the story...