Poetry of the possible : spontaneity, modernism, and the multitude /
The Poetry of the Possible challenges the conventional image of modernism as a socially phobic formation, arguing that modernism's abstractions and difficulties are ways of imagining unrealized powers of collective self-organization. Establishing a conceptual continuum between modernism and con...
University of Minnesota Press,
- Introduction: Modernism and spontaneous organization
- Rising from vowhere: self-valorization in William Carlos Williams's poetry
- Wyndham Lewis, constituent power, and collective Life
- "An instantaneous sympathy of communication": Laura Riding and the politics of spontaneity
- Rhapsodies of change: the location of the multitude in Wallace Stevens's poetry
- Conclusion: Beginning again.