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The Resource This Compost : Ecological Imperatives in American Poetry

This Compost : Ecological Imperatives in American Poetry

Label
This Compost : Ecological Imperatives in American Poetry
Title
This Compost
Title remainder
Ecological Imperatives in American Poetry
Creator
Subject
Genre
Language
eng
Summary
Poetry, for Jed Rasula, bears traces of our entanglement with our surroundings, and these traces define a collective voice in modern poetry independent of the more specific influences and backgrounds of the poets themselves. In This Compost Rasula surveys both the convictions asserted by American poets and the poetics they develop in their craft, all with an eye toward an emerging ecological worldview. Rasula begins by examining poets associated with Black Mountain College in the 1950s--Charles Olson, Robert Creeley, and Robert Duncan--and their successors. But This Compost extends to include
Member of
Cataloging source
EBLCP
http://library.link/vocab/creatorName
Rasula, Jed
Dewey number
811.009
Index
index present
Language note
English
LC call number
PS310 .N3 R37 2002
Literary form
non fiction
Nature of contents
  • dictionaries
  • bibliography
http://library.link/vocab/subjectName
  • American poetry
  • Nature in literature
  • Environmental protection in literature
  • Nature conservation in literature
  • Ecology in literature
  • American poetry
  • Ecology in literature
  • Environmental protection in literature
  • Nature conservation in literature
  • Nature in literature
Label
This Compost : Ecological Imperatives in American Poetry
Instantiates
Publication
Bibliography note
Includes bibliographical references (pages 223-236) and index
Carrier category
online resource
Carrier category code
  • cr
Carrier MARC source
rdacarrier
Content category
text
Content type code
  • txt
Content type MARC source
rdacontent
Contents
  • Cover; Contents; Preface; Acknowledgments; Introduction; Gilgamesh; The library; Generation; The tropics, & the trope; Cinders; Vomito cogito; That origin which is act ... that riddle which is awe; The archaic and the old lore; Indian skin; On the extremest verge; The rim, the sediment; Necropoetics; Muses' archetext; A skin of mouths; The vessel; Nigredo; From Saturn to Demeter; Milk light; The floor of the upside down; The starry horizon; The frozen being; Emanation; Memoranda and signatures; Proprioception; Vertigo; Characters; Language obeyed; Pestilence
  • De rerum natura: epic's lyric absoluteGhosts of inner ecology; Origin; Detritus pathways; Scruples & superstition; Psychosm; Superfluity; The empty house; The times promised; The uninterrupted tissue; Citations; Bibliography; Biographical Glossary; Index; A; B; C; D; E; F; G; H; I; J; K; L; M; N; O; P; Q; R; S; T; U; V; W; X; Y; Z
Control code
854974314
Dimensions
unknown
Extent
1 online resource (278 pages)
Form of item
online
Isbn
9780820344805
Media category
computer
Media MARC source
rdamedia
Media type code
  • c
Specific material designation
remote
System control number
(OCoLC)854974314
Label
This Compost : Ecological Imperatives in American Poetry
Publication
Bibliography note
Includes bibliographical references (pages 223-236) and index
Carrier category
online resource
Carrier category code
  • cr
Carrier MARC source
rdacarrier
Content category
text
Content type code
  • txt
Content type MARC source
rdacontent
Contents
  • Cover; Contents; Preface; Acknowledgments; Introduction; Gilgamesh; The library; Generation; The tropics, & the trope; Cinders; Vomito cogito; That origin which is act ... that riddle which is awe; The archaic and the old lore; Indian skin; On the extremest verge; The rim, the sediment; Necropoetics; Muses' archetext; A skin of mouths; The vessel; Nigredo; From Saturn to Demeter; Milk light; The floor of the upside down; The starry horizon; The frozen being; Emanation; Memoranda and signatures; Proprioception; Vertigo; Characters; Language obeyed; Pestilence
  • De rerum natura: epic's lyric absoluteGhosts of inner ecology; Origin; Detritus pathways; Scruples & superstition; Psychosm; Superfluity; The empty house; The times promised; The uninterrupted tissue; Citations; Bibliography; Biographical Glossary; Index; A; B; C; D; E; F; G; H; I; J; K; L; M; N; O; P; Q; R; S; T; U; V; W; X; Y; Z
Control code
854974314
Dimensions
unknown
Extent
1 online resource (278 pages)
Form of item
online
Isbn
9780820344805
Media category
computer
Media MARC source
rdamedia
Media type code
  • c
Specific material designation
remote
System control number
(OCoLC)854974314

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