https://vimeo.com/asuenglish/duplessis!.?.!The ASU Department of English’s Creative Writing Program provides its MFA Reading Series, this installment including poet Rachel Blau DuPlessis. Letter 19: Dear C.” Interstices”. Journal 8, “Interstices “.
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” Surge: Drafts 96-114″. Draft 104: The Book.” Surge: Drafts 96-114″. Draft 109: Wall Newspaper.” Surge: Drafts 96-114″. DuPlessis( PhD, Columbia University, 1970) is referred to as a poet as well as essayist, and also as a critic and also scholar with a special interest in contemporary and contemporary verse. From 1986 until 2012, DuPlessis has been engaged in a lengthy poem task, gathered in numerous book-length installations from Wesleyan University Press and Salt Publishing. The latest book, Surge: Drafts 96-114 (Salt 2013), brings this 26-year lengthy rhyme to a short-lived fold. Books belonging to this job are Drafts 1-38, Toll (Wesleyan, 2001); DRAFTS. Drafts 39-57, Pledge with Draft, Unnumbered: Précis (Salt Publishing, 2004); Torques: Drafts 58-76 (Salt Publishing, 2007) and Pitch: Drafts 77-95 (Salt Publishing, 2010). This operate in poetry is the topic of an online colloquium and collection of essays published in Jacket2 in December 2011 (http://jacket2.org/feature/drafting-beyond-ending).
Her current Purple Passages: Pound, Eliot, Zukofsky, Olson, Creeley and also the Ends of Patriarchal Poetry (University of Iowa Press, 2012) becomes part of a feminist trilogy of works regarding sex and poetics that includes The Pink Guitar: Writing as Feminist Practice and also Blue Studios: Poetry as well as its Cultural Work, both from University of Alabama Press. An additional vital book by DuPlessis is Genders, Races, and Religious Cultures in Modern American Poetry, 1908-1934 (Cambridge University Press, 2001). DuPlessis was a Distinguished Visitor in the English Department at the University of Auckland, has held a visit to the National Humanities Center in North Carolina, and also was awarded a residency for verse at Bellagio, funded by the Rockefeller Foundation.
The MFA Reading Series is co-sponsored by the Virginia G. Piper Center for Creative Writing.
Wednesday, Oct. 23, 12 p.m.