Posts Tagged ‘Robert Duncan’


Special Issue

A Festschrift for Burton Hatlen

Edited by Demetres P. Tryphonopoulos




Demetres P. Tryphonopoulos, “Burton Norval Hatlen (1936-2008)”

Dove Sta Memora

Essays on and in Honor of Burton Hatlen

Marjorie Perloff, “In Memoriam: Burton Hatlen (1936-2008)

Ellen Keck Stauder, “Of Rhythm, Image and Knowing: Burton Hatlen as a Reader of Pound”

Sara Dunton, “Hatlen’s H.D.”

Christopher MacGowan, “Burt Hatlen on William Carlos Williams”

Barrett Watten, “Thinking Through Orono: After Poetry of the 1970’s (2008)

Kaplan Harris, “Editing After Pound”

Trevor Sawler, “Burton Hatlen: An Annotated Bibliography”

On George Oppen

Kathleen D’Angelo, “‘The Sequence of Disclosure’: The Truth Hidden in Things in George Oppen’s Discrete Series

Duncan Dobbelmann, “‘A Ferocious Mumbling in Public’: How George Oppen Came to Be Canonized”

Burton Hatlen, “Oppen and the Unspeakable”

Joseph Noble, “George Oppen’s Discrete Series: Things Among Others”

Siobhan Scarry, “Oppen’s ‘We’ and the Poetics of the First Person Plural”

Demetres P. Tryphonopoulos, “The Prosody of George Oppen Poetry of the 1960’s—’Tho It Is Impenetrable'”


Ira Nadel, “Ezra Pound and MI5”

Zhaoming Qian, “Mai-Mai Sze, The Tao, and Moore’s Late Poetry”

Joshua Corey, “Robert Duncan’s Visionary Ecology”

Richard Owens, “Dissociations: The McCaffery-Prynne Debate”



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Intersections of the Lyrical and the Philosophical
Guest edited by Stephen Fredman and Henry Weinfield


Stephen Fredman, “Intersections of the Lyrical and the Philosophical”

Michael Heller, “Oppen and Stevens: Reflections on the Lyrical and the Philosophical”

Norman Finkelstein, “Bronk, Duncan and the Far Border of Poetry”

Michael Palmer, “Poems”

Grant Jenkins with Teresa Aleman and Donald Prues, “An Interview with Michael Palmer”

Ross Feld, “Some Thoughts about Objectivism”

Henry Weinfield, “‘A Thousand Threads’ and ‘The One Things’: Oppen’s Vision (A Reply to Ross Feld)”

Jeffrey Peterson, “The Siren Song of the Singular: Armantrout, Oppen, and the Ethics of Representation”

John Shoptaw, “Lyric Incorporated: The Serial Object of George Oppen and Langston Hughes”

Krzysztof Ziarek, “The Poetics Event: Stein, the Avant-Garde, and the Aesthetic Turn of Philosophy”

Paul Naylor, “On Certainty (A.K.A. Negative Capability)”

Robert Duncan photograph by Burton Hatlen; George Oppen photograph (1970), courtesy of Mary Oppen; William Bronk photograph courtesy of Paul Pines.

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The Vortex

Thomas F. Bertonneau, “Consecrated in Blood/Unjustly Accused: The Ethical Paradox of WCW’s In the American Grain (An Anthropoetics)”

Jeff Poggi and Sergio Rizzo, “The Novel Poetry of Paterson

Peter Baker, “Blackburn’s Gift”

Luke Carson, “The Protesting Furor: Robert Duncan’s ‘Metaphysical Genius'”

David Kadlec, “The Flowering of Miss Jack Tar: Symzonia, Pym, and Paul Metcalf’s Both

The Bibliographer

Tom Lavazzi, “Gary Synder: An International Checklist of Criticism”

Vincent Prestianni, “Frank O’Hara: An Analytic Bibliography of Bibliographies”

Vincent Prestianni, “Kenneth Koch: An Analytic List of Bibliographies”

The Reviewer

Michael Fournier (Artie Gold, The Beautiful Chemical Waltz: Selected Poems)

Richard Lowell Blevins (Sherman Paul, For Love of the World: Essays on Nature Writers)

Robert Joseph Podgurski (Richard Blevins, The Somnolent Lucidity of Three Sleeps)

Cover photograph by Marie McCosh Alpert.

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FALL and WINTER 1985

Special Issue


Dove Sta Memora

Robert Creeley, “For Robert”

Hayden Carruth, “Slow Worlds to ‘Stardust,’ an Ayre”

John Matthias, “Ley Lines”

Ronald Johnson, “For R.D.”

Robert Kennedy, “Class Note”

Michael McClure, “The Glade”

Jonathan Williams, “Euterpe Tears Off Five Clerihews to Amuse Mr. Duncan”

Jill Duerr, “Saussure Lecture: Duncan College”

Robert Kelly, “Lations: A Suite for Robert Duncan”

Ted Enslin, “Klangfarbenmelodie”

Thom Gunn, “Odysseus on Hermes”

The Vortex

Robert Duncan, “From the H.D. Book, Part II, Chapter 5″

Michael André Bernstein and Burton Hatlen, “Interview with Robert Duncan”

Robert Duncan, “‘Where as Giant Kings We Gathered’: Some Letters from Robert Duncan to William Everson, 1940 and After”

The Excerner

Michael André Bernstein, “Robert Duncan: Talent and the Individual Tradition”

Joseph G. Kronick, “Robert Duncan and the Truth that Lies in Myth”

Norman Finkelstein, “‘Princely Manipulations of the Real’ or ‘A Noise in the Head of the Prince’: Duncan and Spicer on Poetic Composition”

R. S. Hamilton, “After Strange Gods: Robert Duncan Reading Ezra Pound and H. D.”

De Villo Sloan, “‘Crude Mechanical Access’ or ‘Crude Personism’: A Chronicle of One San Francisco Bay Area Poetry War”

The Explicator

Carl D. Esbjornson, “Tracking the Soul’s Truth: Robert Duncan’s Revisioning of the Self in Caesar’s Gate

George F. Butterick, “Seraphic Predator: A First Reading of Robert Duncan’s Ground Work

Thomas Gardner, “‘Where We Are’: A Reading of Passages 1-12″

The National Poetry Award

The Reviewer

Susan Stanford Friedman (H.D., Hedylus; Perdita Schaffner, “A Sketch of H.D.: The Egyptian Cat;” John Walsh, “Afterword” and “Note on the Text”)

Lorrie Smith (Denise Levertov, Oblique Prayers)

Cover designed by Ariel.

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