Watten Barrett Books
Books di Watten Barrett
Questions of Poetics
edizioni Univ of Iowa Pr collana Univ of Iowa Pr (Paperback)
The Grand Piano
edizioni Small Pr Distribution collana Small Pr Distribution (Paperback) , 2007
Cultural Writing. Poetry. Memoir. THE GRAND PIANO is an ongoing experiment in collective autobiography by ten writers identified with Language poetry in San Francisco. It takes its name from a coffee house at 1607 Haight Street, where from 1976-79 the authors took part in a reading and performance series. The writing...
edizioni Consortium Book Sales & Dist collana Consortium Book Sales & Dist (Paperback)
Progress/Under Erasure re-presents in a new edition two innovative long poems by one of the best-known poets and critics associated with "Language" writing. Upon its original publication in 1985, Progress was greeted with enthusiasm and public debate. Its linguistically charged, emotionally relentless, and culturally...
The Constructivist Moment
edizioni Univ Pr of New England collana Univ Pr of New England (Paperback)
As one of the founding poets and editors of the Language School of poetry and one of its central theorists, Barrett Watten has consistently challenged the boundaries of literature and art. In The Constructivist Moment, he offers a series of theoretically informed and textually sensitive readings that advance a revisionist...
edizioni Small Pr Distribution collana Small Pr Distribution (Paperback) , 1998
Poetry. Cultural Writing. The poem looks back on the decades previous to the first Gulf War and forwards--toward a duration of events, which, because the poem is in history, do not cease to occur. In a famous modern definition, an epic poem is a poem including history. In Barret Watten's BAD HISTORY, history includes...