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Titled Reading Zukofsky’s 80 Flowers, it is a 432-page, dense interrogation of the last work of an obscure New York poet named Louis Zukofsky. ( Zuk ) Zukofsky was a younger contemporary and friend of renowned American imagist poet Ezra Pound, but, because of the difficulty of his work, he was largely unrecognised until after his death at the age of 74 in 1978.
A few pages from Louis Zukofsky’s late word-flower sequence 80 Flowers. Like that one and this one: STARGLOW. Starglow dwarf china rose shrubthorn lantern fashion-fare airing car-tire crushed young’s churning old rambler’s flown to sky can cut back a crown transplanted patient of drought sun’s gold firerimmed branched.
Reading Zukofsky's 80 Flowers by Michele J. Leggott. 80 Flowers was published in an edition of 80 in 1978, soon after Louis Zukofsky's death, and left at that. I didn't own any of the 80. I first tracked down a library copy of Leggott's book not long after its own publication in 1989, but I didn't read it, really, just her citations.Like Stuart Gilbert in 1930, under cover of criticism.
In 80 Flowers, Zukofsky chose to dispense with punctuation entirely except for the use of hyphens to enlarge a word without literally violating his five-word principle. Each poem groups words in a tight block, beginning with a capital letter, keeping the left margin straight, permitting the right margin to vary infinitely. The line breaks, however, are neither restrictive nor directive, and.
A clean, unmarked book with a tight binding. Edge wear and stain on back of dust jacket. 366 pages. Foreword by Robert Creeley.
The American poet Louis Zukofsky received little public attention during his lifetime, though he was regarded by his literary contemporaries as one of the finest writers in the United States Now in paperback, Complete Short Poetry gathers all of Zukofsky s poetry outside his 800 page magnum opus entitled A including work that appeared in All The Collected Short PThe American poet Louis.
Prepositions: Collected Critical Essays of Louis Zukofsky (1967) Little, a fragment (1967) From Thanks to the Dictionary (1968) Autobiography (1970) Little (1970) All: The Collected Shorter Poems 1923-1964 (1971) Arise, Arise (1973) A (1978) 80 Flowers (1978).
Louis Zukofsky was born in 1904 on Manhattan’s Lower East Side, the child of immigrant Jews. He attended Columbia University as part of the brilliant generation of Meyer Schapiro, Lionel Trilling, Clifton Fadiman, and Whittaker Chambers, who was his close friend. In the late 1920s and 1930s he involved himself with Leftist politics, but at the same time was making his name as a modernist.
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Zukofsky and his wife Celia produced a transliteration of the poems of Catullus (1969), which sought to imitate the sound of the Latin in English. Amongst his other works are a comic novel entitled Little (1970); an Autobiography (1970) of verse set to music; and a play, Arise, Arise (1973). He also published a series of highly intricate sonnets on the flowers of America entitled 80 Flowers.
This article is an account and analysis of syntax in 80 Flowers, Louis Zukofsky's final book of poems. Characterized by slippery phrases, elusive kernels and the use of words with several grammatical functions, Zukofsky's late syntax forces the reader to constantly reconsider snatches of emerging meaning. The numerous transliterations compel meaning to surface via voice and ear, pulling syntax.
Louis Zukofsky is an important American poet. The son of immigrant Russian Jews, he was born into the Jewish ghetto of the Lower East Side of Manhattan in 1904. His conception of himself as a poet was indebted to Kaballistic Judaism, with both its emphasis on the magically transforming power of language and its division of the world into a tiny circle of initiates and a great mass of ignorant.
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James Rother: An Occluded Splendor. All: The Collected Shorter Poems 1923-58; 1956-64 (1965; 1966) by. (1958-69), 80 Flowers (1974-78), or Gamut (1978). Unlike its author, this collection was very much of its time, as opposed to the later Complete Shorter Poetry, which is at once of no time and of all. And a further, concluding note: Throughout the course of what follows certain liberties.Louis Zukofsky is an important American poet. The son of immigrant Russian Jews, he was born into the Jewish ghetto of the Lower East Side of Manhattan in 1904. He is perhaps best-known for “A”, a monumental poem in 24 parts, and for inventing the term “objectivists” to describe himself and a loose-knit group of avant-garde poets. By Zukofsky’s definition, objectivist poets were.All of 80 Flowers (copies will be available in Janet's box) Gamut A-23 from Selected A section of A-24 (copies will be available in Janet's box) To get full credit you must: Post once by the 14th and at least twice by the 21st. Thanks! Posted by jason at 6:02 AM. 26 comments: BrandonGrew February 13, 2010 at 2:40 PM. What intrigued me most about the Late Z. readings, especially discussed in.