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The Resource Fieldworks : from place to site in postwar poetics, Lytle Shaw, (electronic resource)

Fieldworks : from place to site in postwar poetics, Lytle Shaw, (electronic resource)

Label
Fieldworks : from place to site in postwar poetics
Title
Fieldworks
Title remainder
from place to site in postwar poetics
Statement of responsibility
Lytle Shaw
Creator
Subject
Language
eng
Summary
Fieldworks offers a historical account of the social, rhetorical, and material attempts to ground art and poetry in the physicality of a site. Arguing that place-oriented inquiries allowed poets and artists to develop new, experimental models of historiography and ethnography, Lytle Shaw draws out the shifting terms of this practice from World War II to the present through a series of illuminating case studies. Beginning with the alternate national genealogies unearthed by William Carlos Williams in Paterson and Charles Olson in Gloucester, Shaw demonstrates how
Member of
http://library.link/vocab/creatorName
Shaw, Lytle
Dewey number
  • 811.5409358
  • 811/.5409358
Index
index present
Literary form
non fiction
Nature of contents
  • dictionaries
  • bibliography
Series statement
Modern & Contemporary Poetics
http://library.link/vocab/subjectName
  • American poetry
  • Place (Philosophy) in literature
  • Setting (Literature)
  • Poetics
Label
Fieldworks : from place to site in postwar poetics, Lytle Shaw, (electronic resource)
Instantiates
Publication
Bibliography note
Includes bibliographical references and index
Contents
Introduction: the penning of the field -- Boring location: from place to site in Williams and Smithson -- Olson's archives: fieldwork in new American poetry -- Everyday archaic: the space of ethnopoetics -- Baraka's Newark: performing the black arts -- Nonsite Bolinas: presence in the poets' polis -- Smithson's "Judd": androids in the expanded field -- Smithson's prose: the grounds of genre -- Faulting description: Mayer, Coolidge, and the site of scientific authority -- Docents of discourse: the logic of dispersed sites -- Afterword: measuring sites, unbinding measures
Control code
ocn845050919
Dimensions
unknown
Extent
1 online resource (396 pages)
Form of item
online
Isbn
9780817386436
Note
eBooks on EBSCOhost
Specific material designation
remote
System control number
(OCoLC)845050919
Label
Fieldworks : from place to site in postwar poetics, Lytle Shaw, (electronic resource)
Publication
Bibliography note
Includes bibliographical references and index
Contents
Introduction: the penning of the field -- Boring location: from place to site in Williams and Smithson -- Olson's archives: fieldwork in new American poetry -- Everyday archaic: the space of ethnopoetics -- Baraka's Newark: performing the black arts -- Nonsite Bolinas: presence in the poets' polis -- Smithson's "Judd": androids in the expanded field -- Smithson's prose: the grounds of genre -- Faulting description: Mayer, Coolidge, and the site of scientific authority -- Docents of discourse: the logic of dispersed sites -- Afterword: measuring sites, unbinding measures
Control code
ocn845050919
Dimensions
unknown
Extent
1 online resource (396 pages)
Form of item
online
Isbn
9780817386436
Note
eBooks on EBSCOhost
Specific material designation
remote
System control number
(OCoLC)845050919

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