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My Vocabulary Did This to Me : The Collected Poetry of Jack Spicer.

By: Contributor(s): Series: Wesleyan Poetry SerPublisher: Middletown : Wesleyan University Press, 2008Copyright date: ©2010Description: 1 online resource (500 pages)Content type:
  • text
Media type:
  • computer
Carrier type:
  • online resource
ISBN:
  • 9780819571090
Subject(s): Genre/Form: Additional physical formats: Print version:: My Vocabulary Did This to Me : The Collected Poetry of Jack SpicerDDC classification:
  • 811/.54
LOC classification:
  • PS3569.P47 -- M9 2008eb
Online resources:
Contents:
Cover -- Title -- Copyright -- Contents -- Acknowledgments -- Introduction -- About This Edition -- I. (1945-1956) -- BERKELEY RENAISSANCE (1945-1950) -- Berkeley in Time of Plague -- A Girl's Song -- Homosexuality -- A Portrait of the Artist as a Young Landscape -- An Apocalypse for Three Voices -- One Night Stand -- An Answer to Jaime de Angulo -- A Lecture in Practical Aesthetics -- Dialogue Between Intellect and Passion -- A Night in Four Parts (Second Version) -- Orpheus in Hell -- Orpheus After Eurydice -- Orpheus' Song to Apollo -- Troy Poem -- We find the body difficult to speak… -- They are selling the midnight papers… -- Any fool can get into an ocean… -- The Scrollwork on the Casket -- The Dancing Ape -- Imaginary Elegies (I, II, III) -- Psychoanalysis: An Elegy -- MINNESOTA POEMS (1950-1952) -- Minneapolis: Indian Summer -- Watching a TV Boxing Match in October -- Portrait of an Artist -- Sonnet for the Beginning of Winter -- On Reading Last Year's Love Poems -- Orpheus in Athens -- Train Song for Gary -- A Second Train Song for Gary -- BERKELEY/SAN FRANCISCO (1952-1955) -- A Postscript to the Berkeley Renaissance -- A Poem for Dada Day at The Place, April 1, 1955 -- The window is a sword… -- Imaginary Elegies (IV) -- NEW YORK/BOSTON (1955-1956) -- IInd Phase of the Moon -- IIIrd Phase of the Moon -- IVth Phase of the Moon -- Some Notes on Whitman for Allen Joyce -- The Day Five Thousand Fish Died Along the Charles River -- Hibernation-After Morris Graves -- Éternuement -- Song for the Great Mother -- The city of Boston… -- Five Words for Joe Dunn on His Twenty-Second Birthday -- Birdland, California -- Imagine Lucifer… -- The Song of the Bird in the Loins -- Babel 3 -- They Murdered You: An Elegy on the Death of Kenneth Rexroth -- A Poem to the Reader of the Poem -- Song for Bird and Myself -- A Poem Without a Single Bird in It.
The Unvert Manifesto and Other Papers Found in the Rare Book Room of the Boston Public Library in the Handwriting of Oliver Charming. By S. -- II. (1956-1965) -- SAN FRANCISCO (1956-1965) -- Poetry as Magic Workshop Questionnaire -- AFTER LORCA -- ADMONITIONS -- A BOOK OF MUSIC -- Socrates -- A Poem for Dada Day at The Place, April 1, 1958 -- BILLY THE KID -- For Steve Jonas Who Is in Jail for Defrauding a Book Club -- FIFTEEN FALSE PROPOSITIONS AGAINST GOD -- LETTERS TO JAMES ALEXANDER -- APOLLO SENDS SEVEN NURSERY RHYMES TO JAMES ALEXANDER -- A BIRTHDAY POEM FOR JIM (AND JAMES) ALEXANDER -- Imaginary Elegies (V, VI) -- Dignity is a part of a man… -- HELEN: A REVISION -- THE HEADS OF THE TOWN UP TO THE AETHER -- LAMENT FOR THE MAKERS -- A RED WHEELBARROW -- Three Marxist Essays -- THE HOLY GRAIL -- GOLEM -- MAP POEMS -- LANGUAGE -- BOOK OF MAGAZINE VERSE -- Chronology -- Notes to the Poems -- Bibliography -- Index of Titles -- A -- B -- C -- D -- E -- F -- G -- H -- I -- J -- L -- M -- N -- O -- P -- R -- S -- T -- V -- W -- Index of First Lines -- A -- B -- C -- D -- E -- F -- G -- H -- I -- J -- L -- M -- N -- O -- P -- R -- S -- T -- U -- W -- Y -- Z.
Summary: An essential collection of a highly original American poet.
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Cover -- Title -- Copyright -- Contents -- Acknowledgments -- Introduction -- About This Edition -- I. (1945-1956) -- BERKELEY RENAISSANCE (1945-1950) -- Berkeley in Time of Plague -- A Girl's Song -- Homosexuality -- A Portrait of the Artist as a Young Landscape -- An Apocalypse for Three Voices -- One Night Stand -- An Answer to Jaime de Angulo -- A Lecture in Practical Aesthetics -- Dialogue Between Intellect and Passion -- A Night in Four Parts (Second Version) -- Orpheus in Hell -- Orpheus After Eurydice -- Orpheus' Song to Apollo -- Troy Poem -- We find the body difficult to speak… -- They are selling the midnight papers… -- Any fool can get into an ocean… -- The Scrollwork on the Casket -- The Dancing Ape -- Imaginary Elegies (I, II, III) -- Psychoanalysis: An Elegy -- MINNESOTA POEMS (1950-1952) -- Minneapolis: Indian Summer -- Watching a TV Boxing Match in October -- Portrait of an Artist -- Sonnet for the Beginning of Winter -- On Reading Last Year's Love Poems -- Orpheus in Athens -- Train Song for Gary -- A Second Train Song for Gary -- BERKELEY/SAN FRANCISCO (1952-1955) -- A Postscript to the Berkeley Renaissance -- A Poem for Dada Day at The Place, April 1, 1955 -- The window is a sword… -- Imaginary Elegies (IV) -- NEW YORK/BOSTON (1955-1956) -- IInd Phase of the Moon -- IIIrd Phase of the Moon -- IVth Phase of the Moon -- Some Notes on Whitman for Allen Joyce -- The Day Five Thousand Fish Died Along the Charles River -- Hibernation-After Morris Graves -- Éternuement -- Song for the Great Mother -- The city of Boston… -- Five Words for Joe Dunn on His Twenty-Second Birthday -- Birdland, California -- Imagine Lucifer… -- The Song of the Bird in the Loins -- Babel 3 -- They Murdered You: An Elegy on the Death of Kenneth Rexroth -- A Poem to the Reader of the Poem -- Song for Bird and Myself -- A Poem Without a Single Bird in It.

The Unvert Manifesto and Other Papers Found in the Rare Book Room of the Boston Public Library in the Handwriting of Oliver Charming. By S. -- II. (1956-1965) -- SAN FRANCISCO (1956-1965) -- Poetry as Magic Workshop Questionnaire -- AFTER LORCA -- ADMONITIONS -- A BOOK OF MUSIC -- Socrates -- A Poem for Dada Day at The Place, April 1, 1958 -- BILLY THE KID -- For Steve Jonas Who Is in Jail for Defrauding a Book Club -- FIFTEEN FALSE PROPOSITIONS AGAINST GOD -- LETTERS TO JAMES ALEXANDER -- APOLLO SENDS SEVEN NURSERY RHYMES TO JAMES ALEXANDER -- A BIRTHDAY POEM FOR JIM (AND JAMES) ALEXANDER -- Imaginary Elegies (V, VI) -- Dignity is a part of a man… -- HELEN: A REVISION -- THE HEADS OF THE TOWN UP TO THE AETHER -- LAMENT FOR THE MAKERS -- A RED WHEELBARROW -- Three Marxist Essays -- THE HOLY GRAIL -- GOLEM -- MAP POEMS -- LANGUAGE -- BOOK OF MAGAZINE VERSE -- Chronology -- Notes to the Poems -- Bibliography -- Index of Titles -- A -- B -- C -- D -- E -- F -- G -- H -- I -- J -- L -- M -- N -- O -- P -- R -- S -- T -- V -- W -- Index of First Lines -- A -- B -- C -- D -- E -- F -- G -- H -- I -- J -- L -- M -- N -- O -- P -- R -- S -- T -- U -- W -- Y -- Z.

An essential collection of a highly original American poet.

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