Tag Archives: Vanessa Place

Poetry Communities, or, Why Everybody’s a Genius

“Poetry Communities,” a companion to the conference “Poetry Communities and the Individual Talent” held at the University of Pennsylvania last year, is now online as a feature on Jacket2, edited by Katie L. Price and Jonathan Fedors. The feature includes … Continue reading

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Iteration and Jonathan Stalling’s Yíngēlìshī

“Like Place’s iterations of Gone with the Wind, Jonathan Stalling’s Yíngēlìshī 吟歌丽诗 also takes as its impetus the copying of another text and also addresses racial stereotyping and the negative attitude toward accents and dialects of English that differ from … Continue reading

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Vanessa Place’s “Miss Scarlett”

Over on the Poetry Foundation, The Harriet Blog has a write up of my recent post on Vanessa Place’s “White Out” of Gone with the Wind. The Harriet Blog also notes Place’s current retyping of the novel on Twitter, and … Continue reading

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On not repeating Gone with the Wind

Brian Reed opened his excellent essay on “Postmillennial Poetry and Redirected Language” with a discussion of Vanessa Place’s “Miss Scarlett,” and Place is currently broadcasting Gone with the Wind tweet by tweet through her Twitter feed. But Place has also … Continue reading

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Poetry and Piracy: Copyright and Poetic Licence

Here is a video of a talk I gave recently on copying, copyright, and contemporary poetry with reference to Kim Dotcom, Socrates, Plato, print culture, Hegel, Mitt Romney, J.D. Salinger, Monty Python, Charles Dickens, Richard Prince, Kenneth Goldsmith, Simon Morris, … Continue reading

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Vanessa Place’s Replacements

I’ve added a new post to my Jacket2 “Iterations” commentary. This one is on Vanessa Place and her “Boycott Project,” which involves taking various feminist texts and replacing all female-gendered words with their male counterparts. I first came across the … Continue reading

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Poetry and Revolution

Many of the performances and papers from the Poetry and Revolution conference, held at Birkbeck in May, are now available for download here, both in audio and text versions. Participants included Allen Fisher, Mark Nowak, Zoë Skoulding, Joan Retallack, Maria … Continue reading

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