|Delivery Type||Delivery length / details|
|Seminars / Tutorials||Seminar. 2 hours per week|
|Assessment Type||Assessment length / details||Proportion|
|Semester Assessment||1 x 5,000 word essay Essay:|
|Supplementary Assessment||Resubmit any failed elements and/or make good any missing elements. Where this involves re-submission of work, a new topic must be selected.|
On completion of the module, students should be able to:
1. demonstrate an understanding of a range of postmodern poetic practices;
2. explain some of the relationships and connections between them;
3. explain some of the key distinctions between British and American versions of postmodern poetic practice.
_1. A Poststructuralist/Postmodern Poetics?
Essays by Eric Mottram, Charles Bernstine, Peter Middleton, Steve McCaffrey
_2. L=A=N=G=U=A=G=E Poetry and the New York Scene
Paul Hoover (ed), Postmodern American Poetry (1994); The L=A=N=G=U=A=G=E Book, (eds.) Andrews and Bernstein
_3. The Bay Area and Linguistic Expermentation
Paul Hoover (ed) Postmodern American Poetry, (1994); The L=A=N=G=U=A=G=E Book, (eds.) Andrews and Bernstein
_4. Radical Poetries in Britain I: A Class Apart
Tony Harrison, V; Allen Fisher, The Place project
_5. Radical Poetries in Britain II: Dissonant Voices
Iain Sinclair (ed), Conductors of Chaos (1996)
The module wil work from the following core texts:
Iain Sinclair (ed), "Conductors of Chaos" (1996);
Paul Hoover (ed) "Postmodern American Poetry" (1994).
Owing to the difficulty in purchasing material from small presses which is now out-of-print, these texts will be supplemented by a brochure of selected extracts.
This module is at CQFW Level 7