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ScalapinoWar and Peace 3: Vision and Text

Judith Goldman & Leslie Scalapino, Editors

2009 • 128 pp. • $14.00
ISBN: 9781882022687


WAR AND PEACE 4: VISION AND TEXT is devoted to collaborations between visual works and poetry.




About the Editors

Leslie ScalapinoLeslie Scalapino (1944 – 2010) is the author of thirty books of poetry, prose inter-genre-fiction, plays, and essays. Granary Book just published a collaborative book by artist Kiki Smith and Leslie Scalapino, titled The Animal is in the World like Water in Water. Scalapino’s It’s go in horizontal/Selected Poems, 1974-2006 was published by University of California Press at Berkeley in 2008. Other books of Scalapino’s poetry include Day Ocean State of Stars’ Night (Green Integer), a collection of eight years; Zither & Autobiography (Wesleyan University Press), The Tango (Granary Press), Orchid Jetsam (Tuumba), Dahlia’s Iris—Secret Autobiography and Fiction (FC2 Publishers); a reprint of the prose work Defoe (Green Integer); and It’s Go In Quiet Illumined Grass Land (The Post-Apollo Press).

More from Leslie Scalapino:
Considering how exaggerated music is (North Point Press)
Crowd and not evening or light
Defoe (Sun & Moon Press)
The Front Matter, Dead Souls (Wesleyan University Press)
How Phenomena Appear to Unfold
How Phenomena Appear to Unfold (Litmus Press)
New Time (Wesleyan University Press)
Objects in the Terrifying Tense / Longing from Taking Place (Poets and Poets Press Publications)
O One: An Anthology
O Two: An Anthology
The Public World/Syntactically Impermanence (Wesleyan University Press)
R-hu (Atelos Press)
That They Were at the Beach (North Point Press)
War and Peace
War and Peace 2: Poetry & Essays
War and Peace 3: The Future
Way (North Point Press)

Judith Goldman is the author of VOCODER (Roof Books, 2001), DEATHSTAR/ RICO-CHET (O Books, 2006), “the dispossessions” (atticus/finch, 2009), and L.B.; OR, CATENARIES (Krupskaya, 2011). She co-edited the annual journal WAR AND PEACE with Leslie Scalapino from 2005-2009 and currently edits a feature on contemporary innovative poetry for the e-journal Postmodern Culture. She is a Harper Schmidt Fellow and Collegiate Assistant Professor at the University of Chicago, teaching in the arts humanities core and in creative writing. In fall 2011 she was the Holloway Lecturer in the Practice of Poetry at University of California, Berkeley. She teaches in the English Department at the University of Buffalo.

Edited by Judith Goldman:
DeathStar Rico-chet
War and Peace 2: Poetry & Essays


Charles Bernstein with Susan Bee

Amy Evans McClure with Michael McClure

Kiki Smith with Leslie Scalapino

Denise Newman with Gigi Janchang

A film on paper by Lyn Hejinian

Alan Halsey’s visual texts

Simone Fattal

Petah Coyne

Judith Goldman interviews Marjorie Welish

Lauren Shufran interviews Jean Boully

Leslie Scalapino interviews Mei-mei Berssenbrugge

Also included are E. Tracy Grinnell’s homophonic translations of Claude Cahun’s “Helene la rebelle”

Poems by Fanny Howe, Thom Donovan, and others