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A Dialect Written in the Spelling of the Capital: Basil Bunting Goes Home

Matthew Hart

in Nations of Nothing But Poetry: Modernism, Transnationalism, and Synthetic Vernacular Writing

Published in print:
2010
Published Online:
May 2010
ISBN:
9780195390339
eISBN:
9780199776191
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780195390339.003.0004
Subject:
Literature, 20th-century Literature and Modernism

This chapter analyzes the late poems of Basil Bunting. It questions why Bunting's return to northern England in middle age — a nostos that shapes his autobiographical poem, Briggflatts (1966) ... More


Sound Reading

Peter Quartermain

in Close Listening: Poetry and the Performed Word

Published in print:
1998
Published Online:
October 2011
ISBN:
9780195109924
eISBN:
9780199855261
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780195109924.003.0011
Subject:
Literature, Poetry

The chapter focuses on the idea whether it is possible to read a poem aloud badly and whether it might be possible to read a poem aloud well. This chapter also presents what constitutes “poetic” and ... More


Materializing Millay: The 1930s Radio Broadcasts

Lesley Wheeler

in Broadcasting Modernism

Published in print:
2009
Published Online:
September 2011
ISBN:
9780813033495
eISBN:
9780813038315
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University Press of Florida
DOI:
10.5744/florida/9780813033495.003.0014
Subject:
Literature, Criticism/Theory

This chapter begins with an account of Edna St. Vincent Millay's on-air reading series, placing it in two contexts: the early history of broadcasting, and her own performance practices during ... More


The Breath of a Poem: Confessional Print/Performance circa 1959

Christopher Grobe

in Art of Confession: The Performance of Self from Robert Lowell to Reality TV

Published in print:
2017
Published Online:
September 2018
ISBN:
9781479829170
eISBN:
9781479839599
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
NYU Press
DOI:
10.18574/nyu/9781479829170.003.0003
Subject:
Film, Television and Radio, Television

Today, we may know confessional poetry as a set of texts that are printed in books, but in its time it was also a performance genre. This chapter demonstrates how the performance of poems—in the ... More


From the Podium to the Second Row: The Vanishing Feel of an Anne Sexton Reading

Christopher Grobe

in This Business of Words: Reassessing Anne Sexton

Published in print:
2016
Published Online:
September 2017
ISBN:
9780813062204
eISBN:
9780813051895
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University Press of Florida
DOI:
10.5744/florida/9780813062204.003.0006
Subject:
Literature, 20th-century Literature and Modernism

“From the Podium to the Second Row” argues that Sexton’s readings deserve to be remembered as performance, at least in this more-than-theatrical sense, and (assured of this caveat) Sexton herself ... More


1961–1968

in A Gallery to Play to: The Story of the Mersey Poets

Published in print:
2008
Published Online:
June 2013
ISBN:
9781846311253
eISBN:
9781846312496
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Liverpool University Press
DOI:
10.5949/UPO9781846312496.008
Subject:
Literature, Poetry

Brian Patten met Roger McGough and Adrian Henri in Liverpool in 1961. Michael Horovitz described the emergence of the Beatles around 1963 as somewhat related to the three men, whom he considered pop ... More


Bearing Witness: 1993-1996

Dana Greene

in Denise Levertov: A Poet's Life

Published in print:
2012
Published Online:
April 2017
ISBN:
9780252037108
eISBN:
9780252094217
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University of Illinois Press
DOI:
10.5406/illinois/9780252037108.003.0012
Subject:
Literature, Poetry

This chapter details the life and career of Denise Levertov from 1993 to 1996. In early May 1993, after her decision to retire from Stanford, she learned that a biopsy of an ulcer revealed she might ... More


“Once Only”: 1997

Dana Greene

in Denise Levertov: A Poet's Life

Published in print:
2012
Published Online:
April 2017
ISBN:
9780252037108
eISBN:
9780252094217
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University of Illinois Press
DOI:
10.5406/illinois/9780252037108.003.0013
Subject:
Literature, Poetry

This chapter details Denise Levertov's final year of life in 1997. The deaths of En Potter and Steve Blevins, Mitch's life-threatening cancer, and her own increasing weakness and worsening health ... More


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