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American Women Poets in the 21st Century
Where Lyric Meets Language
Claudia Rankine, ed.; Juliana Spahr, ed.

Wesleyan University Press



Contents

ACKNOWLEDGMENTS
• INTRODUCTION
• RAE ARMANTROUT
Poems: “As We’re Told” — “The Plan” — “View” — “Up to Speed” — “Manufacturing”
Poetic Statement: Cheshire Poetics
Critical Essay: Lyricism of the Swerve: The Poetry of Rae Armantrout, by Hank Lazer
• MEI-MEI BRUSSENBRUGE
Poems: From “Four Year Old Girl” — From “Kali” — From “The Retired Architect”
Poetic Statement: By Correspondence
Critical Essay: A “Sensitive Empiricism”: Berssenbrugge’s Phenomenological Investigations, by Linda Voris
• LUCIE BROCK-BROIDO
Poems: “The One Thousand Days” — “Soul Keeping Company” — “Periodic Table of Ethereal Elements” — “Am Moor” — “Carrowmore”
Poetic Statement: Myself a Kangaroo Among the Beauties
Critical Essay: “Subject, Subjugate, Inthralled”: The Selves of Lucie Brock-Broido, by Stephen Burt
• JORIE GRAHAM
Poems: “Exit Wound” — “Covenant” — “Prayer” — “Gulls” — “The Complex Mechanism of the Break” — “In/Silence” — “Philosopher’s Stone”
Poetic Statement: At the Border
Critical Essay: Jorie Graham and Emily Dickinson: Singing to Use the Waiting, by Thomas Gardner
• BARBARA GUEST
Poems: “Valorous Time” — “If So, Tell Me” — “Confession of My Images” — “Defensive Rapture” — “An Emphasis Falls on Reality” — “The Farewell Stairway” — “Words”
Poetic Statement: The Forces of the Imagination
Critical Essay: Implacable Poet, Purple Birds: The Work of Barbara Guest, by Sara Lundquist
• LYN HEJINIAN
Poems: From “Writing Is an Aid to Memory” — From “Happily”
Poetic Statement: Some Notes toward a PoeticsCritical Essay: Parting with Description, by Craig Dworkin
• BRENDA HILLMAN
Poems: “A Geology”
Poetic Statement: Twelve Writings toward a Poetics of Alchemy, Dread, Inconsistency, Betweenness, and California’s Geological Syntax
Critical Essay: “Needing Syntax to Love”: Expressive Experientialism in the Work of Brenda Hillman, by Lisa Sewell
• SUSAN HOWE
Poems: “From Chair”
Poetic Statement: The Leaves Are Not Enough to Crown to Cover to Crown to Cover
Critical Essay: Articulating the Inarticulate: Singularities and the Countermethod in Susan Howe, by Ming-Qian Ma
• ANN LAUTERBACH
Poems: “In the Museum of the Word (Henri Matisse)” — “S T O N E S (Istanbul, Robert Smithson)”
Poetic Statement: As (It) Is: Toward a Poetics of the Whole Fragment Critical Essay: “Enlarging the Last Lexicon of Perception” in Ann Lauterbach’s Framed Fragments, by Christine Hume
• HARRYETTE MULLEN
Poems: “Wino Rhino” — “Fancy Cortex” — “Music for Homemade Instruments” — “The Anthropic Principle” — “Sleeping with the Dictionary”
Poetic Statement: Imagining the Unimagined Reader
Critical Essay: “Sleeping with the Dictionary”: Harryette Mullen’s “Recylopedia,” by Elizabeth A. Frost
• CONTRIBUTORS
• INDEX

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