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boundary 2 (2017) 44 (3): 59–72.
Published: 01 August 2017
...Colin Dayan Through the route of the dog, I examine the limits and reach of what I call Williams's “poetic ethnography.” In disavowing any cherished humanism, William Carlos Williams writes his long poem Paterson . In acknowledging the obscenity of his twentieth-century world and a brutal history...
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boundary 2 (2023) 50 (2): 1–30.
Published: 01 May 2023
..., poetics, and feminist criticism, DuPlessis reflects broadly on her career in this interview. She discusses the ongoing role of feminism in her writing and thought, the forms of the fold and the fragment, the relationship between her poetry and criticism, her work in and on the long poem, and her post...
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boundary 2 (2022) 49 (3): 45–53.
Published: 01 August 2022
... Eros. The poem is too complex to cover in brief except to suggest that its composition was invigorated by contact with students in his classes and the challenge of confronting activist imperatives as the war in Vietnam expanded and racial tensions exploded in US cities. In three long sections Duncan...
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boundary 2 (2010) 37 (2): 107–132.
Published: 01 May 2010
... a reading of his poem “Nightmare Bush'it Whirl” as a corrective to recent trends in neopragmatist approaches to Baraka studies. As a recording, “Nightmare” interpolates Stevie Wonder's “All I Do” and conflates romantic longing with a catalog of various defeats and anticipated victories in the international...
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boundary 2 (2001) 28 (2): 33–45.
Published: 01 May 2001
... of his element among student activists at Stanford: ‘‘He had the urns of all his ancient enemies. / Their dust was splattered on his purple tie’’ (30). Thinking of Matthias as an autobiographi- cal poet does make sense, however. Even the three long poems of A Gather- ing of Ways (1991), which make...
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boundary 2 (2017) 44 (3): 73–97.
Published: 01 August 2017
... Suvir . 2000 . Poems of Nation, Anthems of Empire: English Verse in the Long Eighteenth Century . Charlottesville : University of Virginia Press . King James . 1986 . William Cowper . Durham, NC : Duke University Press . Kramnick Jonathan . 1999 . Making the English Canon...
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boundary 2 (2010) 37 (1): 201–213.
Published: 01 February 2010
... of this general tendency is the remark- able long poem “Litany,” which opens As We Know (1979). Originally printed in parallel columns, the Library of America edition gives the left column the verso and the italicized right column the recto; it is by far the longest line- ated poem in this volume, taking up...
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boundary 2 (2023) 50 (2): 223–224.
Published: 01 May 2023
... on the objectivist poets. Drafts is her late twentieth-century long poem; Traces, with Days is a long work from this century. She appeared in boundary 2 first in 1975, then again in 2006. Bradley J. Fest is associate professor of literature, media, and writing and the 2022–25 Cora A. Babcock Chair...
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boundary 2 (2021) 48 (4): 107–112.
Published: 01 November 2021
... by the multiple translations of poems like “Catabolism” and “Dodgem” in the present collection. But they are also weird, atonal, hilarious, and deadly serious at the same time. This is also true of “Asylums” and “Dysraphism,” which can be understood as continuations of the American modernist long poem. What...
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boundary 2 (2001) 28 (3): 225–226.
Published: 01 August 2001
... on several long poems and chapbooks, and the Web journal Frigate will feature her work in a forthcoming ‘‘transpacific’’ issue. Colin MacCabe is professor of English and film at the University of Pittsburgh and the University of Exeter. His most recent books are The Eloquence of the Vulgar: 226 boundary 2...
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boundary 2 (2001) 28 (3): 117–123.
Published: 01 August 2001
... at the time—spit it out She is also working on long poems, in which she speaks to and from inside the works of Shakespeare, and another to and from Whitman (recall Spicer’s mode of writing ‘‘after Lorca meaning as/against/after/from), like a dead man walking through our transgendered eyes and speaking...
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boundary 2 (2001) 28 (2): 21–32.
Published: 01 May 2001
..., patriotic, and patriarchal racism had consequences that are evident in Tolson’s and Walker’s long poems, which, haunted equally by The Declaration of Independence and Notes on the State of Virginia, redefine America in its own terms. By Thomas’s account, Tolson’s Ren- dezvous with America (1944...
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boundary 2 (2008) 35 (3): 251–262.
Published: 01 August 2008
...,” albeit saturnine celebration. Self-consciousness is a heightening, a kind of waking into one’s self—a return to what was never left—that enables the registration of weather (weather is better than never). Like Creeley’s lines, the flame measures the world by wavering. . See also the long poem...
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boundary 2 (2021) 48 (4): 113–127.
Published: 01 November 2021
... “Dysraphism,” which, according to some critics, consecrates the sound adjacency in Bernstein's project. Of course, there are poems translated into free verse, starting with those that do not even have verses and those with loose breathing, which through variations become sustained, in some long poems...
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boundary 2 (2021) 48 (4): 215–230.
Published: 01 November 2021
... Avenue Not to mention the Pentagon too. Wait and see, he's gonna make the earth His own private barbeque. (Bernstein 2018 : 91) It is noticeable that Bernstein predicted the situation in which we all appear now, as in “Asylum,” the first long poem (1975) written by the poet at the age...
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boundary 2 (2009) 36 (3): 63–76.
Published: 01 August 2009
... . . .” (Conversation). The lines of the long poem making up BlipSoak01 materialize as a more ambivalent response to spatial nondifferentiation than Lin relates discursively. The splices that at apparent random extend the book’s prose clots and an ensuing train of couplets work against as well...
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boundary 2 (2017) 44 (3): 165–195.
Published: 01 August 2017
... that the publication of Eliot’s poem “was the occasion for a controversy as bitter as that which signaled the appearance of Spoon River Anthology” (356). The hegemony of Eliot and company has prevailed for so long now that it’s shocking to find The Waste Land and Spoon River Anthology in the same sentence...
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boundary 2 (2009) 36 (3): 183–202.
Published: 01 August 2009
... in a prose poem called “The Confes- sions 2” (2002), in which, as “mind of winter” becomes “mine of copper,” the geopolitical setting changes while all rhetorical traces are followed: “One would have to have a mine of copper, and have been cold to the union’s safety and wage pleas for a long while...
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boundary 2 (2007) 34 (1): 227–238.
Published: 01 February 2007
..., they encouraged him to resume writing, to help in his recuperation. “Let him write anything.” Of Méray  /  Korean Memories  233 life, death, the beauty of nature, love. Even short poems. But they felt he should work. Sul then wrote a long poem, in four hundred lines...
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boundary 2 (2023) 50 (4): 97–116.
Published: 01 November 2023
... on all aspects of Pierre Joris's engagement with Celan would, of course, be impossible here. This would also have to include a review of his own poetic works, such as the long poem “The Book of Luap Nalec” (Kaminsky and Waldrep 2011 : 224–46), or of his translations of Celan's own translations...