Posts Tagged ‘Leslie Scalapino’
INTERVIEW ON ENORMITY @ IMPOSSIBLE OBJECT
INTERVIEW ON ENORMITY @ IMPOSSIBLE OBJECT

The first response (composed in January) in an episodic interview with Joe Milutis about the “poetics of enormity” as laid out in a talk in verse I gave at the Penn-Columbia “Rethinking Poetics” conference last June (available for download here) is up. I wrote the piece with the demands of the Gulf oil spill and […]

STRUCTURE, MOTILITY, TUMULT, POETRY
STRUCTURE, MOTILITY, TUMULT, POETRY

Lyn Hejinian on Leslie Scalapino’s poetry:  “landscape is not mere background but is itself the shape / gyration of what happens in it.” —“Figuring Out”

PAIN
PAIN

As the radical leveler, counter to hypotactic thought: all orchestration of cognition vs. perception vs. emotion tired, collapsing in sliding equivalences of attention: As in Leslie Scalapino’s poetic, the freighters, dead bums, president, and man with dyed blonde hair in new wave pants occupying the same order of slot, same weight in the obsessive constellation, […]

TERROR EVERYTHING OPENED
TERROR EVERYTHING OPENED

The Dihedrons Gazelle-Dihedrals Zoom arrived this morning—or before, I just didn’t know where my mailbox was. In a video taken by Konrad Steiner on Valentine’s Day, 2010, Leslie Scalapino says she thinks it’s her best work. I cannot read more than a few sentences at a time without ricocheting away from the book into glee-spasms. […]


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