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Ventriloquies: On the Outlook for a Poetic Planet


Against the literary history proposed by Marjorie Perloff, Shaw goes on the lookout for an Outlook that just might save poetry from contemporary theory.

Robert Creeley's Radical Poetics


Marjorie Perloff reflects on the legacy of misreadings of Robert Creeley’s work and argues that his complex poetics should be read transnationally.

Cyborg Anthropology


Matthew Fuller on The Cyborg Handbook.

Restoring Dora Marsden


Michael Wutz reviews Bruce Clarke’s Dora Marsden and Early Modernism: Gender, Individualism, Science

Works Cited


Works Cited

Byrd, Don. The Poetics of the Common Knowledge. Albany: State University of New York Press, 1994.

—. “The Shape of Zukovsky’s Canon.” Terrell 163-185.

Hatlen, Burton. “From Modernism to Postmodernism: Zukofsky’s ‘A’-12.” Scroggins 214-229.

Kenner, Hugh. “Two Pieces on ‘A.’” Terrell 187-202.

Labinger, Jay A. “Encoding an Infinite Message: Richard Power’s Gold Bug Variations.” Configurations 3.1 (Winter 1995): 79-93.

Richard Powers after Louis Zukofsky: A Prospectus of the Sky


From Zukofsky’s “A” to Powers’ Goldbug Variations, in search of a social ecology of the self-discursive text.

The Medial Turn


Joseph Tabbi identifies a shift in U.S. criticism that has taken place in the eight years separating Susan Strehle’s Fiction in the Quantum Universe and John Johnston’s Information Multiplicity.