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Volume 47 / 2020 [2022]


Symposium: Literature and War

Mona Kareem, “America, America!”
Steve Benson, “Revolving War”
Kristin Prevallet and Yamuna Sangarasivam, “War Prompts: I Remember”
Howard McCord, “Wars I Have Known”
Pierre Joris, “From: Exile, The Only Dwelling”
Merle L Bachman, “Writing Fire: Reflections on Yiddish Poetry and War”
Anthony Rudolf, “Obstinate Hope: Case Studies of Poetry Written/Read”
Richard Berengarten, “War, Shadows, Mirrors: Castings from The Culture of Lies by Dubravka Ugrešić”
Ifi Amadume, “Other Ways of Fighting War to Fight and Live for Another Day” and “Kamaka (A Dialogic Epic Poem)”
Stephen Collis, “Common Animal Being: A Natural History of Destruction”
Adam Gilbert, “The Impossibility of Writing About War”
Phil Klay
Tracie Morris, “There’s Alwats Time” and “Arwald The King”
Shira Wolosky, “War Against Poetry”
Mark Wallace, “The Last War”
Jonathan Vincent, “The Theme of War in American Literary Studies: A Testimony for Our Time”
Baron Wormser, “From Tom o’ Vietnam
Robert Whelan, “Literature and Movies from the Viet Nam War”
Pina Piccolo, “Poetry and War, the Motion of Social Change and the Movement: Reflections on Creativity and Poets’ Opposition to US Wars of Empire During Desert Storm”
Ammiel Alcalay, “Imperial Abhorrences (& Other Abominations)”
Murat Nemat-Nejat, “Eleven Septembers Later: Readings of Benjamin Hollander’s Vigilance
Rachel Zolf, “On War and Flesh”
Ryan Stovall, “Two, or More”
Ann Keniston, “A blip on their]//radar’: Looking, Surveillance and the Aftermath of (Post-)Trauma in Contemporary American War Poetry”
Nahid  Rachlin, “Ayesha”
Brooke Sheridan, “Service”
Philip Metres, “Never / Enough: Afterward on Paideuma’s Symposium on War and Literature”


Cover image: Bomb Falling into Water by Leonard Rosoman, 1942. Photo: © Tate, London, 2022: “As a member of the National Fire Service, Rosoman had first-hand experience of fighting fires during German bombing raids. He was stationed in the East End of London, which was especially badly hit. He explained that Bomb Falling into Water was ‘painted in 1942 when I was in the N.F.S. and was the result of night after night fighting fires in the London dock area – bombs were falling into the Thames and into the water in the docks.’”—Tate website


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Benjamin Friedlander, Jill Hughes, and Katherine A. DuBois, “Preface”


“In what sense does the work to which you are committed share in the renovation of society?”

Rachel Tzvia Back, “Poetry in the 21st Century and Radical Faith”

Sarah Barnsley

Allison Cobb

Commune Editions

Maria Damon, “Potential Gristlies”

Rachel Blau DuPlessis, “Social Renovation and Cultural Work, an Essay for Paideuma

Norman Finkelstein, “Affective Dissonance: Reflections on My Work in a Time of Crisis”

Alan Golding, “Reading, the Academy, and the ‘Soft’ Avant-Garde: Tan Lin’s Heath and Heath Course Pak

Michael Heller, “‘In What Sense…'”

David Herd, “Response to Paideuma

Laura Hinton, “Political Poetics and Love”

Linda A. Kinnahan

Ann Lauterbach, “Counting the Ways”

Philip Metres, “The Poem’s Future”

Malgorzata Myk, “(Mis)Crossing Threads”

A. L. Nielsen, “State/meant 2017”

Jean-Michel Rabaté

Dale Smith, “A Note on Companionship, Division, and Poetry”

Askia M. Touré

David Trinidad, “One Reader”

Keith Tuma

Ann Vickery

Fred Wah, “For Paideuma

Jerome McGann, “Indian Treaties and American Exceptionalism: Prolegomena to a Study of American Ideology”

Other Essays

John Beall, “Pound, Hemingway, and the Inquest Series”

Julie Goodspeed-Chadwick, “Identity Politics, Modernist Aesthetics, and Modernist Abstraction in H.D.’s Helen in Egypt

Margaret Konkol, “‘That Irate Pornographist’: Gender and Nature in Mina Loy’s ‘Songs to Joannes'”

Mark Byers, “Moving Metres: Hilda Morley and Gestural Abstraction”

Notes on Contributors

Cover: Mercedes Matter, Landscape verso Abstraction (ca. 1928). Oil on board, 15 x 18.25 inches. Courtesy Mark Borghi Fine Art, New York.


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