Monthly Archives: August 2016

Between Page and Screen in class work

You’ll each be assigned one page or one poem so that the class will cumulatively give a reading of the whole book over the course of an hour. Even so, work with a partner on your poem so you can generate as

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pdfs for Between Page and Screen

This link (thanks Gannon!) should give you pdfs of the entirety of Between Page and Screen (thanks authors!). Remember, you’ll need to print out the pdf in order to hold it up to the webcam in your computer (full directions for

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conceptual writing small group work round 2!

How does “Alphabet” by Kaie Kellough (group 1), “Alphabet Aerobics” by Blackalicious (group 2), and “Free Verse” by LaTasha N. Nevada Diggs (group 3) engage with and/or react against any of the works of sound poetry, visual poetry, concrete poetry, conceptual poetry we’ve looked

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quotes from “Notes on Conceptualisms”

Conceptual writing is allegorical–it is “a writing of its time, saying slant what cannot be said directly, usually because of overtly repressive political regimes or the sacred nature of the message. In this sense the allegory is dependent on its

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small group work on The Humument

Give us an interpretation of your four pages by drawing on ALL elements: text, visuals, page design (does Philips break the boundary between margin and text and if so, why? Is the text somehow uniquely broken up into, say, panes? or cartoon panels? What’s the

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quotes from Monday August 8th

A fellow poet has written of Ian Hamilton Finlay’s works on paper the following: “The point is to give the reader a shock not of recognition but of cognition, which is much harder and much more valuable.” Poet Charles Olson

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Ian Hamilton Finlay small group work

GROUP 1: Wave/rock (and or all the different versions) GROUP 2: Fisherman’s Cross GROUP 3: A Patch for a RipTide: Sail GROUP 4: Sail/Wave GROUP 5: Star/Steer GROUP 6: Poster Poem

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