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Prepositions +: The Collected Critical Essays of Louis Zukofsky (Wesleyan Centennial Edition of the Complete Critical Writing)

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Prepositions: The Collected Critical Essays, published first in 1967 and then in an expanded edition in 1981, was a definitive set of critical statements by Louis Zukofsky, one of the most important poets of the 20th century. These central expositions of Zukofsky's own poetics, and enduring examinations of the art of poetry, range over the entire length of Zukofsky's career and include sensitive and prescient readings of Henry Adams, William Carlos Williams, Marianne Moore, Ezra Pound, E. E. Cummings, and others. Prepositions + brings this essential collection back into print, and adds generous selections of Zukofsky's uncollected prose, most notably the crucial 5 Statements for Poetry. Published in a small edition in 1958 and out of print ever since, 5 Statements gathers the essays that Zukofsky felt best presented his own poetics. Among them are the three essays, in their original and expansive forms, that crystallized the"Objectivist" movement of the early 1930s. Prepositions + also includes an extended in-depth interview in which Zukofsky discusses his poetry and poetics.

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Author(s):
Louis Zukofsky
Condition:
Used: very good
Edition:
2000
Format:
Paperback
ISBN-10:
0819564281
ISBN-13:
9780819564283
Number of pages:
246
Publisher:
University Press of New England
Title:
Prepositions +: The Collected Critical Essays of Louis Zukofsky (Wesleyan Centennial Edition of the Complete Critical Writing)

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Prepositions: The Collected Critical Essays, published first in 1967 and then in an expanded edition in 1981, was a definitive set of critical statements by Louis Zukofsky, one of the most important poets of the 20th century. These central expositions of Zukofsky's own poetics, and enduring examinations of the art of poetry, range over the entire length of Zukofsky's career and include sensitive and prescient readings of Henry Adams, William Carlos Williams, Marianne Moore, Ezra Pound, E. E. Cummings, and others. Prepositions + brings this essential collection back into print, and adds generous selections of Zukofsky's uncollected prose, most notably the crucial 5 Statements for Poetry. Published in a small edition in 1958 and out of print ever since, 5 Statements gathers the essays that Zukofsky felt best presented his own poetics. Among them are the three essays, in their original and expansive forms, that crystallized the"Objectivist" movement of the early 1930s. Prepositions + also includes an extended in-depth interview in which Zukofsky discusses his poetry and poetics.

Author(s):
Louis Zukofsky
Condition:
Used: very good
Edition:
2000
Format:
Paperback
ISBN-10:
0819564281
ISBN-13:
9780819564283
Number of pages:
246
Publisher:
University Press of New England
Title:
Prepositions +: The Collected Critical Essays of Louis Zukofsky (Wesleyan Centennial Edition of the Complete Critical Writing)

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