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The Aesthetics of Anticipation

Margo Natalie Crawford

in Black Post-Blackness: The Black Arts Movement and Twenty-First-Century Aesthetics

Published in print:
2017
Published Online:
January 2018
ISBN:
9780252041006
eISBN:
9780252099557
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University of Illinois Press
DOI:
10.5406/illinois/9780252041006.003.0002
Subject:
Sociology, Race and Ethnicity

The first chapter argues that black aesthetics pivot on the spirit of anticipation. The first section of this chapter focuses on the 1920 and 30s Harlem Renaissance anticipation of the Black Arts ... More


Creative Nonfiction and the Lyric Essay: The American Essay in the Twenty-First Century

Ned Stuckey-French

in On Essays: Montaigne to the Present

Published in print:
2020
Published Online:
September 2020
ISBN:
9780198707868
eISBN:
9780191779008
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/oso/9780198707868.003.0016
Subject:
Literature, Criticism/Theory, Prose (inc. letters, diaries)

This chapter is devoted to writing which falls under a recent, nearly paradoxical coinage: ‘creative nonfiction’, a phrase which raises the fundamental theoretical questions asked by Lukács and ... More


Conclusion: Claudia Rankine’s Citizen and Beyond

Andrew Epstein

in Attention Equals Life: The Pursuit of the Everyday in Contemporary Poetry and Culture

Published in print:
2016
Published Online:
June 2016
ISBN:
9780199972128
eISBN:
9780190608965
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199972128.003.0008
Subject:
Literature, Poetry, 20th-century Literature and Modernism

An important facet of the story of the poetics of everyday life this book has traced is increasing commitment to enhancing our attentiveness to the daily. Recent everyday-life poets have set out to ... More


Reckoning Sacrifice in ‘War on Terror’ Literature

Alex Houen

in Sacrifice and Modern War Literature: The Battle of Waterloo to the War on Terror

Published in print:
2018
Published Online:
August 2018
ISBN:
9780198806516
eISBN:
9780191844126
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/oso/9780198806516.003.0016
Subject:
Literature, World Literature

This chapter examines how novelists and poets explore the sacrificial reckonings of the ‘war on terror’ in terms of relations between faith (social and religious), sympathy, and bearing witness. It ... More


Prose Poetry: An Introduction

Paul Hetherington and Cassandra Atherton

Published in print:
2020
Published Online:
May 2021
ISBN:
9780691180656
eISBN:
9780691212135
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Princeton University Press
DOI:
10.23943/princeton/9780691180656.001.0001
Subject:
Literature, Poetry

This is the first book of its kind — an introduction to the history, development, and features of English-language prose poetry, an increasingly important and popular literary form that is still too ... More


Epilogue

Rachel Galvin

in News of War: Civilian Poetry 1936-1945

Published in print:
2017
Published Online:
November 2017
ISBN:
9780190623920
eISBN:
9780190623951
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/oso/9780190623920.003.0009
Subject:
Literature, European Literature, American, 20th Century Literature

Writing about the wars in Iraq and Afghanistan, contemporary United States–based poets Mónica de la Torre, Ben Lerner, Philip Metres, Claudia Rankine, Juliana Spahr, and C. D. Wright have repurposed ... More


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