The Poetics of Waste

Queer Excess in Stein, Ashbery, Schuyler, and Goldsmith

  • Authors
  • Christopher Schmidt

Part of the Modern and Contemporary Poetry and Poetics book series (MPCC)

Table of contents

  1. Front Matter
    Pages i-xv
  2. Christopher Schmidt
    Pages 1-25
  3. Christopher Schmidt
    Pages 27-56
  4. Christopher Schmidt
    Pages 123-156
  5. Christopher Schmidt
    Pages 157-166
  6. Back Matter
    Pages 167-224

About this book


Modernist debates about waste - both aesthetic and economic - often express biases against gender and sexual errancy. The Poetics of Waste looks at writers and artists who resist this ideology and respond by developing an excessive poetics.


gender poetics poetry

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