The Zukofsky era

modernity, margins, and the avant-garde by Ruth Jennison

Publisher: Johns Hopkins University Press in Baltimore

Written in English
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Subjects:

  • Modernism (Literature),
  • American poetry,
  • Avant-garde (Aesthetics),
  • History and criticism,
  • Criticism and interpretation,
  • History

Edition Notes

Includes bibliographical references and index.

StatementRuth Jennison
SeriesHopkins studies in modernism
Classifications
LC ClassificationsPS310.M57 J46 2012
The Physical Object
Paginationp. cm.
ID Numbers
Open LibraryOL25094448M
ISBN 101421405296, 142140611X
ISBN 109781421405292, 9781421406114
LC Control Number2011042882

Over a quarter century ago, in a book titled The Pound Era (), Zukofsky’s metier is in essence as distant from both these practices as a neurologist’s is from a rheumatologist’s. This may sound strange but its obliquities are worth the parsing. The latter sort of practitioner presides over a relatively mappable demesne of joints. Viewing Louis Zukofsky as a reader, writer, and innovator of twentieth-century poetry, Sandra Stanley argues that his works serve as a crucial link between American modernism and post- Ezra Pound, Zukofsky saw himself as a participant in the transformation of a modern. Books Decorative Bindings Architecture & design Children's Economics & social sciences History & culture Literature Naval & Military History Performing Arts Photography Science, Medicine & Natural History Sports & Leisure Travel & Exploration. Gift Ideas. View All. ("Bukowski Takes a Trip"). Yet the book also showcases the other Bukowski-an astute if offbeat literary critic. From his own "Manifesto" to his account of poetry in Los Angeles ("A Foreword to These Poets") to idiosyncratic evaluations of Allen Ginsberg, Robert Creeley, LeRoi Jones, and Louis Zukofsky, Absence of.

A primary source is a work that is being studied, or that provides first-hand or direct evidence on a topic. Common types of primary sources include works of literature, historical documents, original philosophical writings, and religious texts. Accepted to Columbia University in , year-old Louis Zukofsky was planning a career in engineering. Instead, the son of Lithuanian immigrants Pinchos and Chana Zukofsky . Finally, a scholar of modernism, Hugh Kenner, got the ball going. He promoted Zukofsky as a modernist of the “Pound Era” in influential studies before ultimately ushering the completed “A” into print at the University of California Press shortly after Zukofsky’s death.   Zukofsky has refreshingly staked out a fertile turf of his own—contemporary music for the violin, and especially contemporary American music. At that, it's safe to say there are better.

The records feature original letters from well-known Modernist era authors during the tenure of the journal from the late s through mid s, including Bryher, Jean Cocteau, E. E. Cummings, René Daumal, T. S. Eliot, Ernest Hemingway, François Mauriac, Marianne Moore, Ezra Pound, Stephen Spender, Gertrude Stein, Robert Penn Warren.

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A rich analysis of American avant-garde poetic forms and politics, The Zukofsky Era convincingly situates Objectivist poetry as a politically radical movement comprising a crucial chapter in American literary history.

Scholars and students of modernism will find much to discuss in Jennison’s theoretical by: 8. A rich analysis of American avant-garde poetic forms and politics, The Zukofsky Era convincingly situates Objectivist poetry as a politically radical movement comprising a crucial chapter in American literary history.

Scholars and students of modernism especially will find much to discuss in Jennison’s theoretical The Zukofsky era book. The resulting narrative is a historically sensitive, thorough, and innovative account of Objectivism’s Depression-era modernism. A rich analysis of American avant-garde poetic forms and politics, The Zukofsky Era convincingly situates Objectivist poetry as a politically radical movement comprising a crucial chapter in American literary history.

The resulting narrative is a historically sensitive, thorough, and innovative account of Objectivism's Depression-era modernism. A rich analysis of American avant-garde poetic forms and politics, "The Zukofsky Era" convincingly situates Objectivist poetry as a politically radical movement comprising a crucial chapter in American literary history/5(6).

The Zukofsky Era is a significant and compelling contribution to the growing body of scholarship on the Objectivists, the group of second-generation modernist poets including Lorrine Niedecker, George Oppen, Carl Rakosi, Charles Reznikoff, Louis Zukofsky, and others. Jennison’s account focuses on Niedecker, Oppen, and Zukofsky, although it clearly provides a useful basis for.

A rich analysis of American avant-garde poetic forms and politics, The Zukofsky Era convincingly situates Objectivist poetry as a politically radical movement comprising a crucial chapter in American literary history.

Scholars and students of modernism especially will find much to discuss in Jennison’s theoretical study. The Zukofsky Era: Modernity, Margins, and the Avant-Garde Hopkins Studies in Modernism: : Jennison, Ruth: Libros en idiomas extranjeros.

Louis Zukofsky is an important American poet. The son of immigrant Russian Jews, he was born into the Jewish ghetto of the Lower East Side of Manhattan in He is perhaps best-known for “A”, a monumental poem in 24 parts, and for inventing the term “objectivists” to describe himself and a loose-knit group of avant-garde poets.

By Zukofsky’s definition, objectivist poets were. Louis Zukofsky (Janu – ) was an American was one of the founders and the primary theorist of the Objectivist group of poets and thus The Zukofsky era book important influence on subsequent generations of poets in America and abroad.

Louis Zukofsky was one of the most important second-generation American modernist poets. He was co-founder and primary theorist of the Objectivist group of poets and was to be an important influence on subsequent generations of poets in America and abroad/5(96). Ruth Jennison’s The Zukofsky Era: Modernity, Margins, and the Avant-Garde seeks similarly to highlight the centrality of leftist critiques of capitalism in modern American poetry.

Her focus is the Objectivist group of poets, in particular Louis Zukofsky, a Jewish-American Marxist often regarded as the major successor to Pound in the interwar.

Books By Louis Zukofsky All (Complete Critical Writings of Louis Zukofsky) Jul by Louis Zukofsky, John Taggart, Kenneth Sherwood Paperback.

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"An original and compelling piece of scholarly work, The Zukofsky Era arrives at an especially opportune moment: it is the first closely integrated and theoretically sophisticated, full-length discussion of the Objectivists, a group of poets who are receiving increasing critical attention.

Jennison's materialist reading of these late-born modernists will no doubt go far toward setting the. Read "The Zukofsky Era Modernity, Margins, and the Avant-Garde" by Ruth Jennison available from Rakuten Kobo.

Inaugurated in by Louis Zukofsky, Objectivist poetry gave expression to the complex contours of culture and politic Brand: Johns Hopkins University Press.

Inaugurated in by Louis Zukofsky, Objectivist poetry gave expression to the complex contours of culture and politics in America during the Great Our Stores Are Open Book Annex Membership Educators Gift Cards Stores & Events Help.

The career of Louis Zukofsky (–) has been overlooked by all but the most fervent students of American poetry, a situation that legendary house New Directions hopes to correct with its double-barreled publication of Zukosky's book-length epic "A" and Anew, a somewhat less menacing companion volume of shorter poems.

To call Zukofsky an acquired taste would be an understatement; an /5(31). Get this from a library. The Zukofsky era: modernity, margins, and the avant-garde. [Ruth Jennison] -- "Inaugurated in by Louis Zukofsky, Objectivist poetry gave expression to the complex contours of culture and politics in America during the Great Depression.

This study of Zukofsky and two. Author: Ezra Pound Publisher: New Directions Publishing ISBN: Size: MB Format: PDF, ePub View: Get Books. Pound Zukofsky Pound Zukofsky by Ezra Pound, Pound Zukofsky Books available in PDF, EPUB, Mobi Format.

Download Pound Zukofsky books, The letters of two distinguished American poets potray their lives and includes discussions of literature and poetry. When Zukofsky died onin Port Jefferson, New York, he had published 49 books, including poetry, short fiction, and critical essays.

He had also won National Endowment for the Arts Grants in andthe National Institute of Arts and Letters Grants inand an honorary doctorate from Bard College in The Zukofsky era: modernity, margins, and the avant-garde. [Ruth Jennison] Home. WorldCat Home About WorldCat Help. Search. Search for Library Items Search for Lists Search for Contacts Search for a Library.

Create The book is an illuminating, insightful, and theoretically rigorous engagement with Objectivist poetics that is sure to shape. Ruth Jennison’s The Zukofsky Era (Johns Hopkins UP, ), argues that ‘the Objectivists of the Zukofsky Era inherit the first [modernist] generation’s experimentalist break with prior systems of representation, and strive to adequate this break to a futurally pointed content of revolutionary politics.’.

Read aloud, Zukofsky's poems sometimes show how he used sound effects to add additional layers of meaning to the text. In addition to All: The Collected Shorter Poems, Zukofsky's writing includes one of the major book-length poem sequences of American modernism, "A,” and a massive theoretical work, Bottom: On Shakespeare.

The American poet Louis Zukofsky received little public attention during his lifetime, though he was regarded by his literary contemporaries as one of the finest writers in the United States.

Now in paperback, Complete Short Poetry gathers all of Zukofsky's poetry outside his page magnum opus entitled " A"--including work that appeared in All: The Collected Short Poems,the. First edition of Zukofsky's third book. Inscribed on the front free endpaper "For Hugh Kenner from Louis Zukofsky, 10/14/62".

Kenner is the author of the monumental study The Pound Era, in which Zukofsky's "A" is quoted at length & warmly commended. Though well known - even revered - among a varied but small group of poets, Zukofsky was - & is.

Ezra Weston Loomis Pound (Hailey, Idaho Territory, United States, Octo – Venice, Italy, November 1, ) was an American expatriate poet, critic and intellectual who was a major figure of the Modernist movement in the first half of the 20th century.

Pound was the driving force behind several Modernist movements, notably Imagism and Vorticism. Scroggins, assistant professor at Florida Atlantic University, is the author of essays on Zukofsky and other contemporary poets and of the book "Louis Zukofsky and the Poetry of Knowledge." € University of Auckland scholar Michele Leggott, author of "Reading Zukofsky's '80 Flowers'" (Johns Hopkins Press, ) will be in residence at UB.

Poem Beginning 'The', 1st Movement (): MP3 Zukofsky's arrangement is as clean in form as its criticism and the good examples of poetry it offers. It is appraised correctly on the jacket of the book by Clifton Fadiman, Mark Van Doren and William Carlos Williams.

New in Paperback The Zukofsky Era Modernity, Margins, and the Avant-Garde. Ruth Jennison Zukofsky, Oppen, and Niedecker wrote with a diversity of formal strategies but a singularity of purpose.

Louis Zukofsky, a poet and the father of a violin virtuoso, draws on both connections in this spoof ["Little"]. He tucks into it a green roomful of concert gargoyles, and he indulges in an orgy of. Zukofsky, Louis – Zukofsky, an American, is a brilliant and idiosyncratic poet and novelist.

(See also Contemporary Authors, Vols.rev. ed.). Louis Zukofsky's poetry is compounded of.Zukofsky feature: Return to the “A” begins its second stanza with a homophonic translation of The Book of Job: a Valentine tercet, made with 9 vowels and 9 consonants that concatenate multiple plays on era/anno/aer/are, and on a/an/any, and also on year/ear; perhaps you can hear.Louis Zukofsky (Janu - ) was an American poet.

As a founder, and the primary theorist, of the Objectivist group of poets, he was an important influence on subsequent generations of poets in America and abroad. Zukofsky was born in the lower east side of New York City to Lithuanian Jewish parents, father Pinchos (ca.

) and mother Chana (–), both.