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She unwraps the most recalcitrant works of literacy modernism with an unerring eye for the salient detail and the polylingual pun. The first three books published by Perloff each focused on different poets: Yeats, , and respectively. Her works are credited by many with creating and sustaining new critical interest not only in the work of major modernist poets such as Yeats, Pound, Eliot, and Williams but also in the postwar tradition of American poetic innovation that ranges from the Black Mountain poets, through the New York School and concrete poetry, to the Language Poets of the 1980s and '90s. Perloff also examines key issues in modernism, from Eliot's conservative poetics and Pound's nominalism to translation theory Wittgenstein, Eugene Jolas, Haroldo de Campos , and the contemporary avant garde, as represented by writers like Susan Howe, Tom Raworth, Rae Armantrout, Ron Silliman, Ronald Johnson, Caroline Bergvall, and Kenneth Goldsmith. This means you will always be able to read us without roadblocks or barriers to entry.

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Poetry, Poetics, by Marjorie Perloff

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She then moved on to become Professor of English at the 1971—1976 and Professor of English and Comparative Literature at the 1976—1986 and 1986—1990. S Giscombe, , , , , , , , , , , , , Paul Schiavo, , , , Site supported in part by an award from the National Endowment for the Arts, which believes a great nation deserves great art. Ultimately, Perloff's most important offerings in Differentials are her remarkably original reflections on the aesthetic process: on how poetry works, and what it means, in and for our time. . Marjorie Perloff offers 'Differentials' with her usual erudition, humor, and interdisciplinary insight.

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After attending from 1949 to 1952, she graduated and from in 1953; that year, she married Joseph K. You might have noticed the absence of paywalls at Boston Review. Ultimately, Perloff's most important offerings in Differentials are her remarkably original reflections on the aesthetic process: on how poetry works, and what it means, in and for our time. Marjorie Perloff is one of the foremost critics of contemporary American poetry writing today. Select chapters are a must read for anyone interested in teaching innovative poetry.

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Microreviews: Marjorie Perloff, Differentials: Poetry, Poetics, Pedagogy

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Regarded as highly accessible, her works are credited by many with creating and sustaining new critical interest not only in the work of major modernist poets such as Yeats, Pound, Eliot, and Williams but also in the postwar tradition of American poetic innovation that ranges from the Black Mountain poets, through the New York School and concrete poetry, to the Language Poets of the 1980s and '90s. She also writes a spirited defense of difficult poetry against sound byte and knowledge lite. You will be helping us cultivate a public sphere that honors pluralism of thought for a diverse and discerning public. In Differentials, Perloff explores and defends her belief in the power of close reading, a strategy often maligned as reactionary in today's critical climate but which, when construed differentially, is vital, she believes, to any true understanding of a literary or poetic work, irrespective of how traditional or experimental it is. One of her important points: even if one privileges the poetic function, the text, that does not exclude the relevance of cultural and historical context in understanding a poem. Her work has been especially concerned with explicating the writing of experimental and poets and relating it to the major currents of and, especially, activity in the arts, including the and. In Differentials, Perloff explores and defends her belief in the power of close reading, a strategy often maligned as reactionary in today's critical climate but which, when construed differentially, is vital, she believes, to any true understanding of a literary or poetic work, irrespective of how traditional or experimental it is.

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Now we are going one step further to become completely ad-free. Differentials: Poetry, Poetics, Pedagogy, published in 2004, won the in 2005 as well as Honorable Mention for the of the. These essays, written between 1999 and 2004, address performance poetry, concrete poetry, multimedia poetry, constricted writing, and how teachers might help their students make sense of it all. If you like what you read here, help us keep it free for everyone by making a donation. Perloff has done much to promote poetics that are not normally part of the discourse in the such as works of , , or. Marjorie Perloff is one of the foremost critics of contemporary American poetry writing today. And how to teach 'experimental' poetry? Her work has been especially concerned with explicating the writing of experimental and avant-garde poets and relating it to the major currents of modernist and, especially, postmodernist activity in the arts, including the visual arts and cultural theory.

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Microreviews: Marjorie Perloff, Differentials: Poetry, Poetics, Pedagogy

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Faced with Nazi terror, her family emigrated in 1938 when she was six-and-a-half, going first to and then to the United States, settling in , New York. Her works are credited by many with creating and sustaining new critical interest not only in the work of major modernist poets such as Yeats, Pound, Eliot, and Williams but also in the postwar tradition of American poetic innovation that ranges from the Black Mountain poets, through the New York School and concrete poetry, to the Language Poets of the 1980s and '90s. She is a poetry critic and professor emeriti of English and Comparative Literature at Stanford University. Perloff also examines key issues in modernism, from Eliot's conservative poetics and Pound's nominalism to translation theory Wittgenstein, Eugene Jolas, Haroldo de Campos , and the contemporary avant garde, as represented by writers like Susan Howe, Tom Raworth, Rae Armantrout, Ron Silliman, Ronald Johnson, Caroline Bergvall, and Kenneth Goldsmith. In Differentials, Perloff explores and defends her belief in the power of close reading, a strategy often maligned as reactionary in today's critical climate but which, when construed differentially, is vital, she believes, to any true understanding of a literary or poetic work, irrespective of how traditional or experimental it is.

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Differentials: Poetry, Poetics, Pedagogy by Marjorie Perloff

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Perloff, here, does a great job of demonstrating modes of close reading that promote the importance of culture, history, and so on, in the practice of close reading. Marjorie Perloff is one of the foremost critics of contemporary American poetry writing today. Ultimately, Perloff's most important offerings in Differentials are her remarkably original reflections on the aesthetic process: on how poetry works, and what it means, in and for our time. The essays in Differentials constitute an impassioned manifesto for the worth of the humanities in a time of institutional balkanization and theoretical vastation. Description from publishers site Marjorie Perloff is one of the foremost critics of contemporary American poetry writing today. She unwraps the most recalcitrant works of literacy modernism with an unerring eye for the salient detail and the polylingual pun.

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Poetry, Poetics, by Marjorie Perloff

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Attention must be paid to the poem on the page, and in this book Perloff shows once again that she is unequaled as a close reader of poetic canons old and new. © The University of Houston-Victoria :: 3007 N. Her works are credited by many with creating and sustaining new critical interest not only in the work of major modernist poets such as Yeats, Pound, Eliot, and Williams but also in the postwar traditio A new collection of essays from a distinguished critic of contemporary poetry. From new scholarship on the modernists to vibrant encounters with the newest writing, Perloff's Differentials is an indispensable guide. In 2008-09, she was the Weidenfeld Visiting Professor of European Comparative Literature in. In 1981, she changed directions with The Poetics of Indeterminacy, which began her work on the avant-garde, paving the way for The Futurist Moment: Avant-Garde, Avant-Guerre, and the Language of Rupture in 1986 and many subsequent titles. She is currently scholar-in-residence and Florence Scott Professor of English Emerita at the.

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Link: Selected Bibliography: Differentials: Poetry, Poetics, Pedagogy The Vienna Paradox: A Memoir Poetry On and Off the Page: Essays for Emergent Occasion Wittgenstein's Ladder: Poetic Language and the Strangeness of the Ordinary Radical Artifice: Writing Poetry in the Age of Media Poetic License: Studies in the Modernist and Postmodernist Lyric Editors Founder: Publisher: Editor: Managing Editor: Assistant Editor: Publisher Emeritus: Associate Editors: Frederick Luis Aldama, , , , , Anthony Madrid, , , , , , , , Contributing Editors: , , , , , , , Dagoberto Gilb, C. We are committed to staying free for all our readers. Ultimately, Perloff's most important offerings in Differentials are her remarkably original reflections on the aesthetic process: on how poetry works, and what it means, in and for our time. No amount is too small. As we have come to expect, this book is learned, provocative and illuminating, a joyful celebration of the pleasures of the text, and a passionate argument for difference. A new collection of essays from a distinguished critic of contemporary poetry. It also means that we count on you, our readers, for support.

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