Intending a Solid Object: a Study of Objectivist Poetics
Date of Award
Doctor of Philosophy (PhD)
Languages, Literatures, and Linguistics
Louis Zukofsky, poetry, objectification
English Language and Literature
This study proceeds as a series of inter-related inquiries extending out from (and concluding with) the question: what does it mean to say a poem is an object? These inquiries are organized through an analysis of sincerity and objectification, the major terms of objectivist poetics as derived from the writings of Louis Zukofsky.
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Taggart, John Paul, "Intending a Solid Object: a Study of Objectivist Poetics" (1974). Languages, Literatures, and Linguistics - Dissertations. 23.