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American Poetry As Transactional Art

American Poetry As Transactional Art PDF
Author: Stephen Fredman
Publisher: Modern & Contemporary Poetics
Release: 2020
Size: 46.91 MB
Format: PDF, ePub, Mobi
Category : Literary Criticism
Languages : en
Pages : 256
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"American Poetry as Transactional Art explores a salient quality of much avant-garde American poetry that has so far lacked sustained treatment: namely, its role as a transactional art. Specifically Fredman describes this role as the ways it consistently engages in conversation, talk, correspondence, going beyond the scope of its own subjects and forms-its existential interactions with the outside world. Poetry operating in this vein draws together images, ideas, practices, rituals, and verbal techniques from around the globe, and across time-not to equate them, but to establish dialogue, to invite as many guests as possible to the World Party, which Robert Duncan has called the "symposium of the whole.""--

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Author: Royal society of arts
Release: 1847
Size: 37.35 MB
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The Best American Poetry 2019

The Best American Poetry 2019 PDF
Author: David Lehman
Publisher: Scribner
Release: 2019-09-10
Size: 43.75 MB
Format: PDF
Category : Poetry
Languages : en
Pages : 272
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The 2019 edition of The Best American Poetry—“one of the mainstays of the poetry publication world” (Academy of American Poets)—now guest edited by Major Jackson, award-winning poet and poetry editor of the Harvard Review. Since 1988, The Best American Poetry has been the leading anthology of contemporary American poetry. The Washington Post said of the 2017 edition, “The poems...have a wonderful cohesion and flow, as if each contributes to a larger narrative about life today…While readers may question some of the selections—an annual sport with this series—most will find much that resonates, including the insightful author notes at the back of the anthology.” The state of the world has inspired many to write poetry, and to read it—to share all the rage, beauty, and every other thing under the sun in the way that only poetry can. Now the foremost anthology of contemporary American poetry returns, guest edited by Major Jackson, the poet and editor who, “makes poems that rumble and rock” (poet Dorianne Laux). This brilliant 2019 edition includes some of the year’s most defining, striking, and innovative poems and poets.