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Less Metaphorical: Medium Neutrality and Contemporary Poetry
This dissertation proposes the term medium neutrality to synthesize two divergent strands in contemporary literary media theory—the media archaeology of material inscriptions and the systems view of media ecology, which ...
Susan Howe and the problematics of concretizing experience
In the preface to Frame Structures, Susan Howe presents us with the paradoxical idea that the act of constructing experience through the medium of language, of trying to replicate it "accurately," makes the experience less ...
The logic of earth: Nineteenth-century precursors to the poetics of Robert Duncan
"The Logic of Earth: Nineteenth-Century Precursors to the Poetics of Robert Duncan" bridges both disciplines and centuries, focusing on the conceptual framework of Darwin's theory of evolution and its influence on the work ...
Sounding response: "Concordance," "Collective Memory," and "Splay Anthem"
This thesis explores sounding, response, and collectivity as the stakes of lyric practice in Mei-mei Berssenbrugge and Kiki Smith's Concordance , Norma Cole's Collective Memory , and Nathaniel Mackey's Splay Anthem . These ...