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Letters to Jargon

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Letters to Jargon: The Correspondence between Larry Eigner and Jonathan Williams

by Andrew Rippeon, editor

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9780817359348
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A collection of all the known correspondence between poet Larry Eigner and Jonathan Williams, the influential publisher of Jargon Society. Edited and introduced by Andrew Rippeon. 348 pages, bound in glossy illustrated wrappers. New.

Eigner's correspondence with Williams began in the early 1950s, as the two were in conversation over the manuscript of On My Eyes, published by Jargon in 1960. Their correspondence continued for many years thereafter, extending into the period when Eigner's work started to gain recognition from the nascent movement that would become known as "Language" writing. The letters are broad in their range of reference and provide a fuller context for Eigner's poetry and thinking. Eigner and Williams discuss their own poetic practices, including the source material for specific poems, general writing practices, and small press and little magazine publication. This volume offers considerable insight into their shared literary communities as Eigner reports on his readings in contemporary poetry and poetics, as well as his correspondence and contact with other poets including Charles Olson, Vincent Ferrini, Robert Duncan, Denise Levertov, Robert Grenier, and Barrett Watten.

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Bookseller
Black Mountain College Museum + Arts Center Bookstore US (US)
Bookseller Inventory #
62
Title
Letters to Jargon
Author
Andrew Rippeon, editor
Book condition
New New
Quantity available
1
Edition
First
Binding
Paperback
ISBN 10
0817359346
ISBN 13
9780817359348
Publisher
University of Alabama Press
Place of Publication
Tuscaloosa, AL
Date published
2019
Keywords
jargon, correspondence, letters, poetry
Bookseller catalogs
The Jargon Society; Jonathan Williams;

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Black Mountain College Museum + Arts Center is dedicated to preserving and continuing the legacy of Black Mountain College as a forerunner in experimental, interdisciplinary arts and education. The BMCM+AC Bookstore sells books relating to BMC, the people who lived and learned there, and publications of the Jargon Society, founded by BMC alumnus and Asheville native Jonathan Williams.

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