Harriet

Categories

Follow Harriet on Twitter

About Harriet

Blogroll

Posts Tagged ‘William Carlos Williams’

The Field of Phonotextuality Started Here May 23, 2014: In a fascinating piece called “Provenance Report” at Jacket2, Chris Mustazza digs into the mysterious origins of one of William Carlos Williams’s first audio recordings: a record [...] by

Stars, Poetry—Part II: Cancer, Leo, and Virgo May 22, 2014: This is my second meditation on a personal wheel of poetic influence, grouped by modalities. (See here for my first one). What Are the Modalities of the Zodiac? Here’s a Review: Cardinal signs [...] by

‘This is Gene Derwood speaking’ April 16, 2014: It’s still going at a reduced scale down on 24th Street at Folsom, but Adobe Books used to be a barn of a store on 16th Street in the Mission District of San Francisco, and to my mind the epicenter [...] by

Zombified WCW at the Rumpus October 31, 2013: If you haven’t found your way to the Rumpus this Halloween afternoon, you should make your way over now! David Hernandez has turned the good doctor (Bill Williams) into a member of the walking [...] by

William Carlos Williams Turns the Big 1-3-0 Today! September 17, 2013: The good doctor William Carlos Williams would have been 130 years old today. To celebrate, we’re turning to the Woodberry Poetry Room for a virtual poetry reading. From the stacks: September 17 [...] by

In Which We Learn That Some Critics Call Any Literary Artifacts Poems May 20, 2013: Neat-o, huh? According to this recent Inside Higher Ed article by Scott McLemee, in which he reviews Mathew L. Jockers’s new book, Macroanalysis: Digital Methods & Literary History [...] by

Useless Wooden Toys April 30, 2013: I always dug that title from the New Deal video, aptly taken from Jeff Grosso’s part in Speed Freaks where, laying on a sofa after shaving his eyebrows off says, “…the life of a professional [...] by

Code Unknown: 23 Things About W. H. Auden April 25, 2013: One day, while he and Stephen Spender were students at Oxford, Spender told him that he was thinking of stopping writing poetry. Auden stopped in his tracks, took firm hold of Spender’s arm and [...] by

Labyrinth April 22, 2013: The shut bud is blackish, dense, thumb-sized, upwards-thrusting all elegant on tall hollow stem from a low radiant whorl of narrow leaves. It smells like nothing at all. It’s only after my walk, [...] by

Successful Poets Who Kept Their ‘Other’ Jobs August 14, 2012: While many of us dream of becoming full-time writers, the fact is, several of the most successful poets in recent history have remained at their day jobs. Here are some examples from [...] by