Follow Harriet on Twitter

About Harriet


Posts Tagged ‘marjorie perloff’

Austrian Modernists Produced, in Fact, a Poetics of Rupture: Marjorie Perloff on Karl Kraus at Critical Inquiry March 4, 2014: Marjorie Perloff has written a new piece on Karl Kraus, published online, in full, at Critical Inquiry. In it, she notes that avant-gardists rarely reference the likes of Wittgenstein and Kraus, or Elias Canetti, or "in the next generation, of Paul Celan or Ingeborg Bachmann." "In part," she writes, "this neglect has to do with the subordinate [...] by

Interviewing Marjorie Perloff About Italian Futurism & the ‘Futurist Poetic’ September 27, 2013: The Kenyon Review blog's Andrew David King hosts an in-depth interview with Marjorie Perloff on Italian Futurism--Part 1 of "Futurism Revisited" covers the cultural break in Marinetti's Futurism and those aligned with Mussolini, "the relationship of Italian Futurism to Fascism in general," Marinetti's advocacy of war, Zola's work and aesthetic [...] by

Reading List: July/August 2013 (Part II) August 14, 2013: [caption id="attachment_72134" align="aligncenter" width="500"] Installation by Matej Kren[/caption] The Reading List is a new feature of the Editors’ Blog this year. Each month we ask Poetry’s contributors to share a book—or several—that held their interest recently. Our July/August double issue features even more poets and writers [...] by

Grace to be Born and Live as Variously As Possible: Elegies for O’Hara July 30, 2013: It's been forty-seven years since Frank O'Hara died and we're still sad about it. Who knows if he would have even been alive now: he would be eighty-seven. What would he have to say about everything that has happened since his death in 1966? To mark O'Hara's untimely death and to celebrate his memory, Andrew Epstein has compiled elegies [...] by

Evie Shockley on the Penguin Anthology of 20th Century American Poetry June 7, 2013: Evie Shockley contributed this fantastic analysis of the Penguin Anthology of 20th Century American Poetry, published in 2011, edited by Rita Dove, to the Boston Review. Mostly, Shockley spends a stupendously thorough amount of time in her write-up dissecting Marjorie Perloff and Helen Vendler's responses to this anthology and laying out [...] by

Marjorie Perloff’s Recent Talk on Paul Celan at University of Chicago May 21, 2013: At his Samizdat blog, Robert Archambeau reflects on Marjorie Perloff's recent talk on Paul Celan at the University of Chicago's new Logan Center (and he quite admired it): We tend to see Celan almost exclusively in the context of Holocaust writing, with John Felstiner's Paul Celan: Poet, Survivor, Jew as the great explanatory text. [...] by

Eileen Myles Considers Transparency in an Essay Response to Marjorie Perloff May 8, 2013: More Eileen Myles in the news! You've probably already read this one, as it's been making the rounds. If not, head to the new issue of The Volta, where Eileen Myles responds to Marjorie Perloff on conceptualism with emo in her piece "Painted Clear, Painted Black." It's infinitely quotable, as her prose is wont: Poetry’s where men get [...] by

Kent Johnson Responds to Marjorie Perloff’s Avant-Garde in Latest Chicago Review March 19, 2013: Kent Johnson has written a note for the new issue of the Chicago Review called "Marjorie Perloff, the 'Avant-garde,' and the Princeton Encyclopedia of Poetry and Poetics" that is receiving a good amount of buzz, with the editors of The Claudius App noting that their Facebook post about the "parallax corrective" has received a record numbers of [...] by

Reading List: February 2013 February 27, 2013: [caption id="attachment_62019" align="alignright" width="500"] A young Joan Mitchell reading. Courtesy of the Joan Mitchell Foundation.[/caption] The Reading List is a new feature of the Editors’ Blog this year. Each month we ask Poetry’s recent contributors to share a book—or several—that they’ve been poring over. Here are some [...] by

Joan Mitchell: An Installation February 8, 2013: [caption id="attachment_60686" align="aligncenter" width="500"] Joan Mitchell, August 1935.[/caption] How does one install a quadriptych painting that is eight and a half feet tall and twenty feet wide? Very carefully! This week we welcome the Poetry Foundation's newest exhibition, Joan Mitchell: At Home in Poetry. Joan Mitchell’s mother [...] by