The Resource The Point Is To Change It : Poetry and Criticism in the Continuing Present, Jerome McGann, (electronic resource)

The Point Is To Change It : Poetry and Criticism in the Continuing Present, Jerome McGann, (electronic resource)

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The Point Is To Change It : Poetry and Criticism in the Continuing Present
Title
The Point Is To Change It
Title remainder
Poetry and Criticism in the Continuing Present
Statement of responsibility
Jerome McGann
Creator
Subject
Genre
Language
  • eng
  • eng
Summary
A preeminent critic maps the frontier of contemporary poetry. In this book, Jerome McGann argues that contemporary language-oriented writing implies a marked change in the way we think about our poetic tradition on one hand and in the future of criticism on the other. He focuses on Walter Benjamin and Gertrude Stein as important intellectual resources because both see the history of poetry as a crisis of the present rather than as a legacy of the past. The crisis appears as a poetic deficit in contemporary culture, where values of politics and morality are judged pri
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Cataloging source
MdBmJHUP
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McGann, Jerome J
Dewey number
  • 811/.509112
  • 821.009
Index
no index present
Language note
English
LC call number
PS323.5
LC item number
.M395 2007
Literary form
non fiction
Nature of contents
dictionaries
Series statement
Modern and contemporary poetics
http://library.link/vocab/subjectName
  • Criticism
  • Poetics
  • Modernism (Literature)
  • Experimental poetry, American
  • American poetry
Label
The Point Is To Change It : Poetry and Criticism in the Continuing Present, Jerome McGann, (electronic resource)
Instantiates
Publication
Note
Description based upon print version of record
Bibliography note
Includes bibliographical references (p. [231]-234) and index
Carrier category
online resource
Carrier category code
  • cr
Content category
text
Content type code
  • txt
Contents
Philological investigations -- Truth in the body of falsehood -- The alphabet, spelt from Silliman's leaves -- The apparatus of loss : Bruce Andrews writing -- Art and error, with special thanks to the poetry of Robert Duncan -- Private enigmas and critical functions, with special thanks to the poetry of Charles Bernstein -- From Sight to Shenandoah -- Marxism, romanticism, postmodernism : an American case history -- Looney tunes and unheard melodies : an Oulipian colonescapade, with a critique of "The great-ape love song corpus" and its lexicon -- The evidence of things not seen : a play -- Ivanhoe : a playful portrait -- Modernity and complicity : a conversation with Johanna Drucker
Dimensions
unknown
Extent
1 online resource (266 p.)
Form of item
online
Isbn
9780817381448
Media category
computer
Media type code
  • c
Specific material designation
remote
System control number
  • (CKB)1000000000483498
  • (EBL)438203
  • (OCoLC)209148868
  • (SSID)ssj0000223129
  • (PQKBManifestationID)11172958
  • (PQKBTitleCode)TC0000223129
  • (PQKBWorkID)10176415
  • (PQKB)10102604
  • (MiAaPQ)EBC438203
  • (MdBmJHUP)muse8690
  • (EXLCZ)991000000000483498
Label
The Point Is To Change It : Poetry and Criticism in the Continuing Present, Jerome McGann, (electronic resource)
Publication
Note
Description based upon print version of record
Bibliography note
Includes bibliographical references (p. [231]-234) and index
Carrier category
online resource
Carrier category code
  • cr
Content category
text
Content type code
  • txt
Contents
Philological investigations -- Truth in the body of falsehood -- The alphabet, spelt from Silliman's leaves -- The apparatus of loss : Bruce Andrews writing -- Art and error, with special thanks to the poetry of Robert Duncan -- Private enigmas and critical functions, with special thanks to the poetry of Charles Bernstein -- From Sight to Shenandoah -- Marxism, romanticism, postmodernism : an American case history -- Looney tunes and unheard melodies : an Oulipian colonescapade, with a critique of "The great-ape love song corpus" and its lexicon -- The evidence of things not seen : a play -- Ivanhoe : a playful portrait -- Modernity and complicity : a conversation with Johanna Drucker
Dimensions
unknown
Extent
1 online resource (266 p.)
Form of item
online
Isbn
9780817381448
Media category
computer
Media type code
  • c
Specific material designation
remote
System control number
  • (CKB)1000000000483498
  • (EBL)438203
  • (OCoLC)209148868
  • (SSID)ssj0000223129
  • (PQKBManifestationID)11172958
  • (PQKBTitleCode)TC0000223129
  • (PQKBWorkID)10176415
  • (PQKB)10102604
  • (MiAaPQ)EBC438203
  • (MdBmJHUP)muse8690
  • (EXLCZ)991000000000483498

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