|Module Title||POSTMODERN POETICS AND CONTEMPORARY POETRY, 1970-1990|
|Co-ordinator||To Be Arranged|
|Semester||Available semesters 1 and 2|
|Other staff||Dr Peter Barry, Dr Timothy Woods|
|Course delivery||Seminar||2 hours per week|
|Assessment||Essay||1 x 5,000 word essay|
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.