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Border Blurs: Concrete Poetry in England and Scotland

Greg Thomas

Published in print:
2019
Published Online:
May 2020
ISBN:
9781789620269
eISBN:
9781789629538
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Liverpool University Press
DOI:
10.3828/liverpool/9781789620269.001.0001
Subject:
Literature, Poetry

This book presents the first in-depth account of the relationship between English and Scottish poets and the international concrete poetry movement of the 1950s-70s. Concrete poetry was a literary ... More


Introduction

Greg Thomas

in Border Blurs: Concrete Poetry in England and Scotland

Published in print:
2019
Published Online:
May 2020
ISBN:
9781789620269
eISBN:
9781789629538
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Liverpool University Press
DOI:
10.3828/liverpool/9781789620269.003.0001
Subject:
Literature, Poetry

This chapter presents the critical context and overarching narrative of the text. Concrete poetry has not been subject to extensive literary-critical attention, particularly in a British context, ... More


Abstract

Liam Gillick

in Industry and Intelligence: Contemporary Art Since 1820

Published in print:
2016
Published Online:
May 2017
ISBN:
9780231170208
eISBN:
9780231540964
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Columbia University Press
DOI:
10.7312/columbia/9780231170208.003.0007
Subject:
Art, Art Theory and Criticism

Abstraction takes new forms when developed within a context of advanced contemporary art.


Introduction: Properties and concrete particulars

Douglas Ehring

in Tropes: Properties, Objects, and Mental Causation

Published in print:
2011
Published Online:
January 2012
ISBN:
9780199608539
eISBN:
9780191729607
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199608539.003.0001
Subject:
Philosophy, Metaphysics/Epistemology, Philosophy of Science

introduction focuses on setting out some of the problems that will be addressed in this work, and some of the problems that a theory of properties and a theory of concrete particulars are meant to ... More


Bundle Theory

Douglas Ehring

in Tropes: Properties, Objects, and Mental Causation

Published in print:
2011
Published Online:
January 2012
ISBN:
9780199608539
eISBN:
9780191729607
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199608539.003.0005
Subject:
Philosophy, Metaphysics/Epistemology, Philosophy of Science

This chapter defends the Bundle Theory thesis that concrete particulars or substantial particulars are wholly constituted by and identical to complete bundles of compresent tropes. Bundles are taken ... More


Conclusion: Freedom within Two Natures, or, the Nature–Spirit Dialectic in the Final System

Wes Furlotte

in The Problem of Nature in Hegel's Final System

Published in print:
2018
Published Online:
May 2020
ISBN:
9781474435536
eISBN:
9781474453899
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Edinburgh University Press
DOI:
10.3366/edinburgh/9781474435536.003.0014
Subject:
Philosophy, Metaphysics/Epistemology

Concluding, the monograph attempts to address the major objections that might be raised against this rereading of Hegel’s final system. Specifically, it responds to the claim that such a reading ... More


Concrete Poetry/Konkrete Poesie/Poesia Concreta: The International Scene

Greg Thomas

in Border Blurs: Concrete Poetry in England and Scotland

Published in print:
2019
Published Online:
May 2020
ISBN:
9781789620269
eISBN:
9781789629538
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Liverpool University Press
DOI:
10.3828/liverpool/9781789620269.003.0002
Subject:
Literature, Poetry

This chapter provides an overview of the international concrete poetry movement of the 1950s-70s, which frames the development of concrete poetry in England and Scotland. Concrete poetry first ... More


Order and Doubt: Ian Hamilton Finlay

Greg Thomas

in Border Blurs: Concrete Poetry in England and Scotland

Published in print:
2019
Published Online:
May 2020
ISBN:
9781789620269
eISBN:
9781789629538
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Liverpool University Press
DOI:
10.3828/liverpool/9781789620269.003.0003
Subject:
Literature, Poetry

The Edinburgh-based poet Ian Hamilton Finlay was both the first publisher of concrete poetry and the first published concrete poet in Britain. But his interaction with the movement was relatively ... More


Off-Concrete: Edwin Morgan

Greg Thomas

in Border Blurs: Concrete Poetry in England and Scotland

Published in print:
2019
Published Online:
May 2020
ISBN:
9781789620269
eISBN:
9781789629538
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Liverpool University Press
DOI:
10.3828/liverpool/9781789620269.003.0004
Subject:
Literature, Poetry

The Glaswegian poet Edwin Morgan coined the term ‘off-concrete’ to describe one of his own concrete poems. In this chapter, the term is used to characterise his overall approach to the style, which ... More


Apophasis: Dom Sylvester Houédard

Greg Thomas

in Border Blurs: Concrete Poetry in England and Scotland

Published in print:
2019
Published Online:
May 2020
ISBN:
9781789620269
eISBN:
9781789629538
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Liverpool University Press
DOI:
10.3828/liverpool/9781789620269.003.0005
Subject:
Literature, Poetry

For poets such as Finlay and Morgan, concrete poetry remained a fundamentally linguistic practice, with visual effects used to enhance or methodically alter a central semantic message. For the ... More


Abstract Concrete: Bob Cobbing

Greg Thomas

in Border Blurs: Concrete Poetry in England and Scotland

Published in print:
2019
Published Online:
May 2020
ISBN:
9781789620269
eISBN:
9781789629538
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Liverpool University Press
DOI:
10.3828/liverpool/9781789620269.003.0006
Subject:
Literature, Poetry

In the work of the London-based poet Bob Cobbing, we can sense the culmination of a global shift in the definition of concrete poetry. For Cobbing, concrete poetry became a means of transcending or ... More


?Concrete Poetry and After: Conclusion

Greg Thomas

in Border Blurs: Concrete Poetry in England and Scotland

Published in print:
2019
Published Online:
May 2020
ISBN:
9781789620269
eISBN:
9781789629538
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Liverpool University Press
DOI:
10.3828/liverpool/9781789620269.003.0007
Subject:
Literature, Poetry

Having considered concrete poetry in England and Scotland largely in relation to global trends, in the final chapter this text turns its attention to the binding characteristics of concrete poetry in ... More


Engineers and the Making of the Francoist Regime

Lino Camprubí

Published in print:
2014
Published Online:
January 2015
ISBN:
9780262027175
eISBN:
9780262323222
Item type:
book
Publisher:
The MIT Press
DOI:
10.7551/mitpress/9780262027175.001.0001
Subject:
History, History of Science, Technology, and Medicine

In the 20thcentury, science and technology became central to territorial transformation and in turn to state building. This was no less true for the Francoist regime. Engineers were not just working ... More


2002, Year Zero: The Foundations of the New Angola

Jon Schubert

in Working the System: A Political Ethnography of the New Angola

Published in print:
2017
Published Online:
September 2018
ISBN:
9781501713699
eISBN:
9781501709692
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Cornell University Press
DOI:
10.7591/cornell/9781501713699.003.0002
Subject:
Anthropology, Asian Cultural Anthropology

Since the end of the Angolan conflict in 2002, the ruling MPLA party has been promoting a ‘master narrative’ of ‘peace and reconstruction’ through which the Angolan conflict is resignified as a ... More


/ Transferring the “Luminous Detail”: Sousândrade, Pound, and the Imagist Origins of Brazilian Concrete Poetry

Ignacio Infante

in After Translation: The Transfer and Circulation of Modern Poetics Across the Atlantic

Published in print:
2013
Published Online:
September 2013
ISBN:
9780823251780
eISBN:
9780823252831
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Fordham University Press
DOI:
10.5422/fordham/9780823251780.003.0005
Subject:
Literature, Poetry

Chapter 4 focuses on the Brazilian movement of Concrete poetics developed by the São Paulo-based brothers Augusto and Haroldo de Campos that revolutionized both Latin American and world poetry during ... More


Boethius

Paul Thom

in The Logic of the Trinity: Augustine to Ockham

Published in print:
2012
Published Online:
January 2013
ISBN:
9780823234769
eISBN:
9780823240746
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Fordham University Press
DOI:
10.5422/fordham/9780823234769.003.0003
Subject:
Philosophy, Philosophy of Religion

Boethius's aim was to derive a rational account of the trinity from purely philosophical sources. Using notions of Being, what-is, and participation, he defines a notions of ontological simplicity ... More


Bonaventure

Paul Thom

in The Logic of the Trinity: Augustine to Ockham

Published in print:
2012
Published Online:
January 2013
ISBN:
9780823234769
eISBN:
9780823240746
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Fordham University Press
DOI:
10.5422/fordham/9780823234769.003.0007
Subject:
Philosophy, Philosophy of Religion

Bonaventure's commentary on the Sentences responds to the agenda laid down by the Lombard, supplying philosophical underpinnings for some of the sanctioned doctrines identified by the Lombard. ... More


Albert

Paul Thom

in The Logic of the Trinity: Augustine to Ockham

Published in print:
2012
Published Online:
January 2013
ISBN:
9780823234769
eISBN:
9780823240746
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Fordham University Press
DOI:
10.5422/fordham/9780823234769.003.0008
Subject:
Philosophy, Philosophy of Religion

Albert the Great commented on the Sentences and also on the Categories. His account of the Trinity follows Bonaventure in holding that there are relations in the divine, that although they are ... More


One Thing Follows the Next and I Just Do It: , , , and Smaller Pieces

Kyle Gann

in Robert Ashley

Published in print:
2012
Published Online:
April 2017
ISBN:
9780252035494
eISBN:
9780252094569
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University of Illinois Press
DOI:
10.5406/illinois/9780252035494.003.0008
Subject:
Music, History, American

This chapter outlines several more of Ashley's operas as well as a series of nonoperatic commissions made during the late 1980s and 1990s. The operas under discussion here are: Your Money My Life ... More


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