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Experimental : American Literature and the Aesthetics of Knowledge.

Author/Creator:
Cecire, Natalia.
Publication:
Baltimore : Johns Hopkins University Press, 2019.
Series:
Hopkins Studies in Modernism Ser.
Hopkins Studies in Modernism Ser.
Format/Description:
Book
1 online resource (318 pages)
Subjects:
Literature, Experimental-United States-History and criticism.
American literature-20th century-History and criticism.
Literature and science-United States-History-20th century.
Form/Genre:
Electronic books.
Summary:
She shows how the Language poets, a group of primarily white experimental writers, restored to the canon what they saw as modernism's true legacy, whose stakes were simultaneously political and epistemological: it produced a poet who was an intellectual and a text that was experimental.
Contents:
Cover
Half Title
Title
Copyright
Contents
Preface
Acknowledgments
1 Experimental
The Double Period of Experimental Writing
Language: Representing and Intervening
Epistemic Virtues and the Abstraction of Knowledge
Romantic and Other Precedents
Experimental Writing Is a White Recovery Project
The Language of the Future
2 Flash
A Momentary Gleam of Light: Flash's Time
An Abstract of the World: Flash's Condensation
Black Riders: Flash's Chiaroscuro
Faces in the Crowd: Figuration, Redemption, Information
3 Objectivity
Bad Scientist: The Harvard Psychological Laboratory and Bottom Natures
Camera Work: Vision and Female Objectivity
"To Make Confusion Clear": Wandering and Objectification
Seeing Clear: Portraits and Repetition
4 Precision
The First Grace of Style
Natural History
or, the Principle That Is Hid
Open Secrets of the Natural World
Various Scalpels
Distrust of Merits
5 Contact
Contact and First Contact
Nakedness and the Form of Contact
Recovery, Salvage, and the Untimeliness of Contact
The Final Frontier
Coda. Future Texts
Notes
Bibliography
Index
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C
D
E
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G
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I
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K
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Local notes:
Electronic reproduction. Ann Arbor, Michigan : ProQuest Ebook Central, 2021. Available via World Wide Web. Access may be limited to ProQuest Ebook Central affiliated libraries.
Other format:
Print version: Cecire, Natalia Experimental
ISBN:
9781421433783
9781421433769
OCLC:
1127651046
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