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Author Conte, Joseph M. (Joseph Mark), 1960-
Title Unending design : the forms of postmodern poetry / Joseph M. Conte
Imprint Ithaca : Cornell University Press, 1991
book jacket
 Euro-Am Studies Lib 2F  811.509 C7672un 1991    AVAILABLE    30500100596710
Descript xii, 314 pages : illustrations ; 25 cm
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unmediated n rdamedia
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Note Includes bibliographical references (pages 283-308) and index
Also issued online
Introduction -- Defining postmodern poets -- Seriality and proceduralism: a typology of postmodern poetry -- Part I: Serial form -- The infinite serial form -- The unbound and the uneven: Robert Duncan's Passages -- Against the calendar: Paul Blackburn's Journals -- One thing findings its place with another; Robert Creeley's Pieces -- The finite serial form -- The dark house: Jack Spicer's book of Language -- The subway's iron circuit: George Oppen's Discrete series -- Sounding the resounding anew: Louis Zukofsky and Lorine Niedecker -- Part II: Procedural form -- A predetermined form -- Renovated form: the sestinas of John Ashbery and Louis Zukofsky -- Canonic form in Weldon Kees, Robert Creeley, and Louis Zukofsky -- A generative device -- Constant and variant: semantic recurrence of Harry Matthews, William Bronk, and Robert Creeley -- Arbitrary constraints and aleatory operations: Harry Mathews and John Cage -- A polemical conclusion: the language poetries and the new formalism
Link Online version: Conte, Joseph M. (Joseph Mark), 1960- Unending design. Ithaca : Cornell University Press, 1991 (OCoLC)645789855
Subject American poetry -- 20th century -- History and criticism
Postmodernism (Literature) -- United States
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