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concrete poetry

n.
Poetry that visually conveys the poet's meaning through the graphic arrangement of letters, words, or symbols on the page.

concrete poetry

n
(Poetry) poetry in which the visual form of the poem is used to convey meaning

con′crete po′etry


n.
poetry in which effects are created by the spatial arrangement of words in patterns and shapes in print.
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The story is told through a variety of narrative techniques (renga, dramatic monologue, ballad), a trilogy of spaces (evoked locations, mythic woods, and sea settings), as well as playful typographical effects close to concrete poetry, the most dramatic of which is the poem "The Grail," in which the blank shape of a chalice in the center of the page is "protected" by the repeated word "Morois.
For example, chapter 1, "Broken Witness: Concrete Poetry and a Poetics of Unsaying" reads Terrance Hayes's "Sonnet" (2002), several works from 1970 and 1971 by the remarkable Umbra poet N.
I immediately understood that what had been missing from concrete poetry was an appropriate environment in which it could flourish.
com)-- Book Artist Claire Jeanine Satin will be presenting a documentary that traces the mission and devotion of Ruth and Marvin Sackner's exceptional archive of visual and concrete poetry created by Sara Sackner.
Some readers may find chapter 3 disorienting, as Emerson jumps from history to theory to topics such as concrete poetry and computerized poetics.
Ferdinand de Saussure's demonstration of the arbitrary relationship between the signifier and the signified is wickedly evoked on the cover, where the slogan concrete poetry forever has its second word realized as the letters poe abutting a pictograph of a tree, recalling the one familiar from Saussure's Course in General Linguistics.
While eschewing the eclectic verse structures and concrete poetry in exchange for more traditional free verse (with a sprinkling of informative and very funny footnotes), Alexander recaptures the magic of Crossover and delivers a powerful story that will leave the reader breathless, right to the very end.
For example, I made clear to the students how I asked the owners of the properties and those in charge at the train station for permission to install the artwork, and although I returned the train carriages to the school, the display at the train station was gradually removed by vandals and the wheat-pasted concrete poetry was cleaned-up by the council.
This group exhibition considers performance art and its traces--be that in concrete poetry, dance, choreography, or theatre--and how this once underground mode has entered the mainstream.
Concrete poetry not so much as a publishing activity, rather as a poetics.
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