Midway Radicals & Archi-Poems by Ted LandrumMidway Radicals & Archi-Poems by Ted Landrum

Midway Radicals & Archi-Poems

byTed Landrum

Paperback | April 1, 2017

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Midway Radicals & Archi-Poems is a provocative foray into experimental poetry. Exploring fertile gaps and overlaps between the architecture of poetry and poetry of architecture, this work of serious play is sparked by a double inquiry. Shaped by rules found, broken or bent along the way to archi-poetry, many of the poems are also transformative responses, remediating off-cuts and jump-cuts, radically renovating exemplary sources (archai): Homer and Aristotle; Berrigan, Hejinian and Silliman; Bök, Bowering, Olson and Creeley; Musil, Barthes and Lefebvre; Shklovsky, Ruskin and Poe. Harmonizing with and against this global carnival of "midway radical" wisdom, the layered voice of the poems does not belong to a single poet, genre or discipline, but resonates in the polylogue of an open chorus.


Ted Landrum is a poet, critic, teacher, and artist, with extensive architectural and teaching experience in the US and Canada. He began writing what he calls "archi-poetry while studying architecture in Indiana. He then sustained the poetry habit while practicing architecture in New York City, where he was influenced by the jazz, the t...
Title:Midway Radicals & Archi-PoemsFormat:PaperbackDimensions:112 pages, 9 × 6 × 0.5 inPublished:April 1, 2017Publisher:Signature EditionsLanguage:English

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ISBN - 10:1773240048

ISBN - 13:9781773240046

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