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Genre (2021) 54 (1): 139–165.
Published: 01 April 2021
... that are quite literally too big to read—from experimental novels to television, film, and video games—signals that the megatext is an emergent form native to the era of neoliberalism. But what happens to other long forms, such as the twentieth‐century long poem, when written in an era of megatextuality? Rachel...
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Genre (2014) 47 (3): 357–377.
Published: 01 December 2014
...Caitlin E. Newcomer This essay examines Claudia Rankine's long poem Plot (2001) in light of its status as one of a number of postsixties poetic texts authored by women that explore complicated questions surrounding the relationships among maternity, the female body, and innovative poetics. Plot...
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Genre (2017) 50 (3): 397–419.
Published: 01 December 2017
...Casie Legette This essay examines how the long poems of Lord Byron and Percy Shelley were excerpted in mid-nineteenth-century anthologies to consider the relation between the long history of lyric ascendancy and particular moments when long, complex poems were quite literally reduced to lyric...
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Genre (2012) 45 (1): 215–238.
Published: 01 March 2012
... reinflect. In this way it helps us to see the stakes of a collagist long poem in our time. The essay concludes by suggesting that Deepstep , while embracing the art of disjunction characteristic of contemporary culture, at the same time surpasses this art through an innovative practice of drawing...
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Genre (2012) 45 (1): 167–193.
Published: 01 March 2012
.... Ammons summed up their ongoing agon in a note after a visit to New Haven in 1973: “Harold wants me to be intense, mad, consistently high. I want to be ordinary, casual, a man of this world.” This essay examines their decades-long dialogue in letters, poems, and essays. “I Went to the Summit...
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Genre (2011) 44 (3): 277–291.
Published: 01 September 2011
... that gives shape to illness and loss is Alan Chong Lau's “my ship does not need a helmsman.” It adopts the metaphor of journey to speak about the course of an illness and the prospect of death. The speaker is dying far from home. In short lines the poem creates discontinuities even as it opens long vistas...
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Genre (2012) 45 (1): 143–166.
Published: 01 March 2012
... is mostly made up of “col- orless connective words such as ‘where,’ ‘which,’ ‘these,’ ‘of,’ ‘not,’ ‘have,’ ‘about,’ and so on,” they begin, “as we get deeper into the poem,” to suggest conversation: It seems not so much as if we were reading as living a rather long period of our...
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Genre (2009) 42 (3-4): 41–60.
Published: 01 September 2009
... Jakob Skei Hans H. . Columbia : University of South Carolina Press , 2004 . 32 - 43 . Print . Lowe E.J. Locke on Human Understanding . New York : Routledge , 1995 . Print . McHale Brian . The Obligation Toward the Difficult Whole: Postmodernist Long Poems...
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Genre (2003) 36 (1-2): 163–187.
Published: 01 March 2003
... the "civilities" of the pastoral "style." "Fantasia on 'The Nut-Brown Maid the long poem that concludes House- boat Days, is remarkable for the tension it maintains between the pastoral and the aristocratic.13 It is a tension that Ashbery, I will argue, discovers also in "The Nut-Brown Maid...
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Genre (2000) 33 (3-4): 279–317.
Published: 01 September 2000
.... Seeing his reading as a parallel to Dorn's meditative form, he describes "The Land Below" as "a desultory long poem of diverse mate- rials and many voices—the voice, in fact, of primary importance, as always in his poems, modulating/contrasting with the meditative movement, the journey through...
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Genre (2012) 45 (1): 87–119.
Published: 01 March 2012
..., or one of the many other little boys or androgynous creatures (such as ‘Tidbit’ or ‘Shuffle’) that populate the long poem” (2007, 77). 43. On the importance of this dialogue with the reader, see Costello 1982. MIXED FEELINGS 115 Duchamp...
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Genre (2006) 39 (2): 229–248.
Published: 01 June 2006
..., The color in the petal Is merely light and that's refraction: A word, that's the poem. (CP 268-69) This passage is taken from a long, masterful confessional narrative tellingly entitled "The Morning of the Poem." It is helpful in understanding Schuyler to keep always...
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Genre (2004) 37 (1): 1–46.
Published: 01 March 2004
...- graphic Guide is also an indispensable resource. 28 GENRE Hughes's poems continued to wander. His late long poem, Ask Your Mama, written in the aftermath of the Newport Jazz Festival riot of 1961 (Saul 130-31), is based on the Dozens, the African-American...
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Genre (2000) 33 (2): 171–198.
Published: 01 June 2000
... here, not only because some of his mock-pastoral poems depict kinky sexual acts in pastures, but also because he eventually longed to escape New York. This lat- 180 GENRE ter tendency developed when the artistic scene he helped nurture began to code his every move...
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Genre (2001) 34 (1-2): 63–80.
Published: 01 March 2001
..., but he was also forced to begin the long process of disen- tangling the actual woman from 'the image he had made' of her" (275). The "Helen poems" indicate that the "disentangling" was a process never concluded. Again, biographical "evidence" complicates rather than renders more easily...
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Genre (2022) 55 (2): 141–159.
Published: 01 July 2022
...) The poem on this subject that has received the most attention is “V” (1985), a long piece that provoked controversy for its use of expletives when a recording was aired on Channel 4. The poem describes a series of graffitied headstones (including one of his parents) to explore racial and economic conflicts...
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Genre (2010) 43 (3-4): 239–277.
Published: 01 September 2010
..., “all day long, praises are lavished on your sound painting, but attention is paid to the silent poem at the side.”2 And Chen Dewu (circa 279) advised readers to “chant softly a sound painting in the face of a silent poem, and traces of the image are revealed.”22 In the last two cases...
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Genre (2020) 53 (3): 199–227.
Published: 01 December 2020
... in The Whipping of the Satyre, published the following year (1601). Like Faunus, The Whipping employs the very satirical rhetoric it attacks.4 The framing conceit of this long poem is that the narrator, a humble palmer on his way to Jerusalem, comes across Two twin- like sisters (line 8), the allegorical...
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Genre (2012) 45 (1): 121–142.
Published: 01 March 2012
... as the suggestion of vacationing “heat- seekers” is overwritten, because of “missed,” by a stronger implication of mis- siles. “After lunch” tries to keep things homely, while “the long distance” encour- ages a wider perspective; and given this context, “carpet bombing” later in the poem is estranged...
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Genre (2019) 52 (3): 229–235.
Published: 01 December 2019
... toward greater conceptual rigor, The Poem Electric rewards its reader. At a time when many of us are contending with the ubiquity of digital tools and ever bigger data, Perlow s work reminds us that poets have long gleaned inspiration from technology that appears, on first glance, resolutely unpoetic...