The fourteen essays that make up this collection have as their common theme a reconsideration of the role historical and cultural change has played in the evolution of twentieth-century poetry and poetics. Committed to the notion that, in John Ashbery's words, qYou can't say it that way anymore, q Poetry On a Off the Page describes the formations and transformations of literary and artistic discourses, and traces these discourses as they have evolved in their dialogue with history, culture, and society. The volume is testimony to the important role that contemporary artistic practice will continue to play as we move into the twenty-first century.Essays for Emergent Occasions Marjorie Perloff ... The first passage comes from Ashberya#39;s Three Poems; the second is the opening stanza of the title poem of As We Know. ... The smoke from the boat causes the men to joke. ... conversation and catchy television jingles, the individual 138 POETRY ON aamp; OFF THE PAGE.
|Title||:||Poetry on & Off the Page|
|Publisher||:||Northwestern University Press - 1998|