Cover image for Close listening : poetry and the performed word
Title:
Close listening : poetry and the performed word
Author:
Bernstein, Charles, 1950-
Publication Information:
New York : Oxford University Press, [1998]

©1998
Physical Description:
x, 390 pages : illustrations ; 24 cm
Language:
English
Contents:
Letter on sound / Susan Stewart -- The aural ellipsis and the nature of listening in contemporary poetry / Nick Piombino -- Praxis : a political economy of noise and information / Bruce Andrews -- After free verse : the new nonlinear poetries / Marjorie Perloff -- Ether either / Susan Howe -- Visual performance of the poetic text / Johanna Drucker -- Voice in extremis / Steve McCaffery -- Toward a poetics of polyphony and translatability / Dennis Tedlock -- Speech effects : the talk as a genre / Bob Perelman -- Sound reading / Peter Quartermain -- Understanding the sound of not understanding / Jed Rasula -- The contemporary poetry reading / Peter Middleton -- Neon griot : the functional role of poetry readings in the Black arts movement / Lorenzo Thomas -- Was that "different, " "dissident" or "dissonant"? Poetry (n) the public spear : slams, open readings, and dissident traditions / Maria Damon -- Local vocals : Hawaiʻi's pidgin literature, performance, and postcoloniality / Susan M. Schultz -- Who speaks : ventriloquism and the self in the poetry reading / Ron Silliman.
Reading Level:
1560 Lexile.
ISBN:
9780195109917

9780195109924
Format :
Book