Dance of the Intellect

ISBN 0810113805, 9780810113800


Perloff, Marjorie. The Dance of the Intellect: Studies in the Poetry of the Pound Tradition. Chicago: Northwestern University Press, 1996.


1. Pound/Stevens: whose era? 1 [PDF]
2. The portrait of the artist as collage-text: Pound’s Gaudier-Brzeska and the “italic” texts of John Cage 33 [PDF]
3. “Letter, penstroke, paperspace”: Pound and Joyce as co-respondents 74
4. “To give a design”: Williams and the visualization of poetry 88
5. “The shape of the lines”: Oppen and the metric of difference 119
6. Between verse and prose: Beckett and the New Poetry 135
7. From image to action: the return of story in postmodern poetry 155
8. Postmodernism and the impasse of lyric 172
9. “Unimpededness and interpenetration”: the poetic of John Cage 201
10. The Word as Such: L=A=N=G=U=A=G=E poetry in the eighties 215
Index 239


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