A Guide to Poetics Journal
Writing in the Expanded Field, 1982–1998
Lyn Hejinian, ed.; Barrett Watten, ed.

Wesleyan University Press



Contents

How to Use This Guide
• Introduction
• PART I: NUMBERS 1–4
• Close Reading: Leavings and Cleavings — Steve Benson
• Writing and Method —Charles Bernstein
• Forbidden Knowledge — Beverly Dahlen
• Language/Mind/Writing — Alan Davies
• His Heart Is a Lute Held Up: Poe and Bataille — Robert Glück
• The Rejection of Closure — Lyn Hejinian
• My Emily Dickinson — Susan Howe
• Continuous Reframing — George Lakoff
• Some Ways Philosophy Has Helped to Shape My Work — Jackson Mac Low
• Plotless Literature: Vasily Rozanov — Viktor Shklovsky
• Migratory Meaning: The Parsimony Principle in the Poem — Ron Silliman
• The Politics of Style — Barrett Watten
• Constellation I: Practices of Poetics
• PART II: NUMBERS 5–7
• Ugly — Kathy Acker
• Total Equals What: Poetics and Praxis — Bruce Andrews
• Mainstream Marginality — Rae Armantrout
• “Hey, Man, My Wave!”: The Authority of Private Language — Michael Davidson
• Hypergraphy: A Note on Maurice Lemaître’s
Roman Hypergraphique — Johanna Drucker
• Toy Boats — Carla Harryman
• Jameson’s Perelman: Reification and the Material Signifier — George Hartley
• Good and Bad/Good and Evil: Pound, Celine, and Fascism — Bob Perelman
• Poets Theater: Two Versions of
Collateral: Raising Collateral — Kit Robinson; Subtext in Collateral — Nick Robinson
• Pattern—and the ‘Simulacral’ — Leslie Scalapino
• An Example from the Literature — Peter Seaton
• Narrative Concerns — Warren Sonbert
• Constellation II: New Methods and Texts
• PART III: NUMBERS 8–10
• Seeking a Sentence — Pierre Alferi
• Can’t We Just Call It Sex?: In Memory of David Wojnarowicz — Dodie Bellamy
• I(s) — Arkadii Dragomoshchenko
• Cold Heaven: The Uses of Monumentality — Jerry Estrin
• Miscegenated Texts and Media Cyborgs: Technologies of Body and Soul — Harryette Mullen
• “A Form of Assumptions” — Ted Pearson
• Time and Materials: The Workplace, Dreams, and Writing — Kit Robinson
• The Death of Lady Day — Andrew Ross
• What/Person: From an Exchange — Leslie Scalapino and Ron Silliman
• The Marks Are Waiting — Lorenzo Thomas
• Thinking You Know — Reva Wolf
• Memory and Immorality in Musical Composition — John Zorn
• Constellation III: The Expanded Field
• Acknowledgments and Permissions
• Appendixes
• Contributor Index
• Keyword Index
• Index




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