ISBN 0810117649, 9780810117648


Perloff, Marjorie. The Poetics of Indeterminacy. Princeton: Princeton University Press, 1981.


  1. Unreal Cities (3-44)
  2. “Trouver une langue”: The Anti-paysage of Rimbaud (45-66)
  3. Poetry as Word-System: The Art of Gertrude Stein (67-108)
  4. “Lines Converging and Crossing”: The “French” Decade of William Carlos Williams (109-154)
  5. “No Edges, No Convexities”: Ezra Pound and the Circle of Fragments (155-199)
  6. “The Space of a Door”: Beckett and the Poetry of Absence (200-247) [PDF]
  7. “Mysteries of Construction”: The Dream Songs of John Ashbery (248-287) [PDF]
  8. “No More Margins”: John Cage, David Antin, and the Poetry of Performance (288-340)
  9. Index (341)


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