#51 2010 – Mary Ellen Solt – Towards a theory of concrete poetry

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II TABLE OF CONTENTS

15 ANTONIO SERGIO BESSA
FOREWORD
ACKNOWLEDGMENTS
A NOTE ON THIS EDITION

27 KENNETH GOLDSMITH
A GIFT FROM A FLOWER TO A GARDEN

31 MARJORIE PERLOFF
READING MARY ELLEN SOLT

37 FLOWERS IN CONCRETE
51 WILLIAM CARLOS WILLIAMS: POEMS IN THE AMERICAN IDIOM
71 WILLIAM CARLOS WILLIAMS: IDIOM AND STRUCTURE
79 WILLIAM CARLOS WILLIAMS: IDIOM AS CULTURAL ICON
101 DEAR EZ:
129 WILLIAM CARLOS WILLIAMS: THE AMERICAN IDIOM
157 CORRESPONDENCES
181 SELECTED POEMS
189 MARRIAGE-A CODE POEM
197 A WORLD LOOK AT CONCRETE POETRY
257 APPENDIXES:
(I)
ÖYVIND FAHLSTRÖM -HIPY PAPY BTHUTHDTH
THUTHDA BTHUTHDY
MANIFESTO FOR CONCRETE POETRY (1953)
(II)
EUGEN GOMRINGER – FROM LINE TO CONSTELLATION (1954);
CONCRETE POETRY (1956);
MAX BILL AND CONCRETE POETRY (1958);
THE POEM AS FUNCTIONAL OBJECT (1960)
(III)
AUGUSTO DE CAMPOS, HAROLDO DE CAMPOS,
AND DE-C10 PIGNATARI – PILOT-PLAN FOR
CONCRETE POETRY (1958)
(IV)
JONATHAN WILLIAMS-THE CROOKED CAKE OF
LEO CESSPOOCH; OR, HOW I SURVIVED BUCOL1C PLAGUE
& CAME UNTO CONCRETE (1967)

267 POEMS FROM ”CONCRETE POETRY – A WORLD VIEW”
301 CONCRETE STEPS TO AN ANTHOLOGY
305 JONAS (J) MAGNUSSON THE EXAMPLE OF FAHLSTRöM.
A NOTE ON MARY ELLEN SOLT’S
PROJECTED REVISION OF
”CONCRETE POETRY – A WORLD VIEW”
319 THE PEOPLEMOVER – A DEMONSTRATION POEM
397 TYPOGRAPHY AND THE VISUAL CONCRETE POEM
403 THE CONCRETE POEM AS A SIGN (1)
CHARLES SANDERS PEIRCE AND EUGEN GOMRINGER
413 ROBERT LAX AND CONCRETE POETRY
431 THE CONCRETE POEM AS A SIGN (2)
CHARLES SANDERS PE1RCE AND IAN HAMILTON FINLAY
446 COLOPHON