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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. Works Cited Ammons A. R...
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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
... . The Last Avant-Garde: The Making of the New York School of Poets . New York : Anchor . McHale Brian . 2000 . “How (Not) to Read Postmodernist Long Poems: The Case of Ashbery's ‘The Skaters.’ ” Poetics Today 21 ( 3 ): 561 – 90 . Nason Richard . 1978 . Modern Dunciad . New...
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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
... John . As We Know . New York : Penguin , 1979 ---. Flow Chart: A Poem . New York : Knopf , 1991 ---. Houseboat Days . New York : Viking Press , 1977 ---. The Mooring of Starting Out: The First Five Books of Poetry . New Jersey : Ecco Press , 1997 ---. Self-Portrait...
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Genre (2000) 33 (3-4): 279–317.
Published: 01 September 2000
... the look of one hypnotized, her car keys in her hand. Dick approaches, takes the keys. "You're my girl." "I'm your girl," she repeats, and they go out together. And from that day forward, for as long as it lasts, Eddie is out of the picture.2 Love beckons, and I decide. I want...
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Genre (2012) 45 (1): 87–119.
Published: 01 March 2012
... . 2007 . Collected Poems . New York : Knopf . Krauss Rosalind . 1979 . “Stieglitz/‘Equivalents.’ ” October 11 : 129 – 40 . ———. 1985 . L'amour fou: Photography and Surrealism . New York : Abbeville . Kurlansky Mark . 2002 . Salt: A World History . New York...
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Genre (2004) 37 (1): 1–46.
Published: 01 March 2004
... Around Free Improvisation .'' Gabbard , ed. Jazz Among the Discourses . 217 - 40 . Cowley Julian . `` The Art of the Improvisers—Jazz and Fiction in the Post-Bebop Age .'' New Comparison 6 ( 1988 ): 194 - 204 . Crouch Stanley . `` Blues to be Constitutional: A Long Look...
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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 (2000) 33 (2): 171–198.
Published: 01 June 2000
.... (Collected Poems 197) For all the irony at play in his work, it is possible that O'Hara protests too much 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...
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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 (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 (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 (2012) 45 (1): 121–142.
Published: 01 March 2012
.... The poem’s retrospective survey eventually comes full circle to quote towards its end some lines from its beginning: towards the little town on the hill — the crystal- formation? — how long ago was it we said that? do you remember? — And now that you’ve remembered...
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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...
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Genre (2012) 45 (1): 57–86.
Published: 01 March 2012
..., and the long autotelic poem ends abruptly in an ava- lanche, bringing us back to the white page (M. Moore 1981, 71). In the thirties Moore, like many of her contemporaries, sought to reach an audience with more accessible scenes and objects. The evocations of Albrecht Dürer, El Greco, Fran- cisco Goya...