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It’s go in horizontal

It’s go in horizontal: Selected Poems, 1974–2006

Leslie Scalapino
Copyright Date: 2008
Edition: 1
Pages: 257
https://www.jstor.org/stable/10.1525/j.ctt1pn9xs
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    It’s go in horizontal
    Book Description:

    Internationally recognized as one of the most innovative writers in America today, Leslie Scalapino persistently challenges the boundaries of many forms in which she works-poetry, prose, plays, and more. This outstanding volume includes work from sequential and serial poems written over thirty-two years. The poems demonstrate ideas and inventions in writing, and how one writing invention leads to the next. Three series are selected from the long poemway,about which Philip Whalen said, "She makes everything take place in real time, in the light and air and night where all of us live, everything happening at once." Recent poems, such as those from "DeLay Rose," appear to leave the page itself as a single infinite line in which the actions of individuals and occurrences in the outside world are synonymous, mysterious, and simultaneous.It's go in horizontalis a dazzling entryway into the oeuvre of a daring and powerful writer.

    eISBN: 978-0-520-94155-7
    Subjects: Language & Literature

Table of Contents

  1. Front Matter
    (pp. [i]-[viii])
  2. Table of Contents
    (pp. [ix]-2)
  3. COLLECTED IN CONSIDERING HOW EXAGGERATED MUSIC IS
    (pp. 3-25)
  4. HOW PHENOMENA APPEAR TO UNFOLD
    (pp. 26-49)
  5. FROM THE RETURN OF PAINTING, THE PEARL, AND ORION / A TRILOGY
    (pp. 50-59)
  6. FROM THE FIVE SERIES POEM WAY, 3 SERIES IN SEQUENCE
    (pp. 60-114)
  7. HOW PHENOMENA APPEAR TO UNFOLD
    (pp. 115-132)
  8. FROM CROWD AND NOT EVENING OR LIGHT
    (pp. 133-137)
  9. From New Time
    (pp. 138-145)
  10. FROM THE FRONT MATTER, DEAD SOULS
    (pp. 146-152)
  11. THE PUBLIC WORLD/SYNTACTICALLY IMPERMANENCE
    (pp. 153-169)
  12. ZITHER & AUTOBIOGRAPHY
    (pp. 170-185)
  13. FROM THE TANGO
    (pp. 186-194)
  14. FROM IT’S GO IN QUIET ILLUMINED GRASS LAND
    (pp. 195-207)
  15. DAY OCEAN STATE OF STARS’ NIGHT
    (pp. 208-240)
  16. Acknowledgments
    (pp. 241-242)
  17. Back Matter
    (pp. 243-244)