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Damon, Maria, 1955-
Postliterary America : from bagel shop jazz to micropoetries / Maria Damon
Iowa City : University of Iowa Press, c2011
book jacket
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Subject(s) American poetry -- 20th century -- History and criticism
American poetry -- 21st century -- History and criticism
American poetry -- Minority authors -- History and criticism
Poetry -- Social aspects -- United States
Experimental poetry, American -- History and criticism
Identity (Psychology) in literature
Physical Description viii, 273 p. : ill. ; 23 cm
Note Includes bibliographical references (p. 249-260) and index
Contents The Jewish entertainer as cultural lightning rod: the case of Lenny Bruce -- Jazz-Jews, jive, and gender: the ethnic politics of jazz argot -- Triangulated desire and tactical silences in the Beat hipscape: Bob Kaufman and others -- Displaysias: writing social science and ethnicity in Gertrude Stein and certain others -- Imp/penetrable archive: Adeena Karasick's Wall of Sound -- Kinetic exultations: postliterary poetry, counterperformance, and micropoetries -- When the Nuyoricans came to town: (ex)changing poetics -- Avant-garde or border guard: (Latino) identity in poetry -- Loneliness, lyric, ethnography: some discourses on/of the divided self -- Poetries, micropoetries, micropoetics: elegy on the outskirts -- Electronic poetics assay: diaspora, silliness and-'gender'
Series Contemporary North American poetry series

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