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Reading and Writing Through Found Materials: From Modernism to Contemporary Practice

  • Redell Olsen
Part of the Teaching the New English book series (TENEEN)

Abstract

In his introduction to Hannah Weiner’s Weeks (1990), Charles Bernstein, in gleefully mixed metaphors, asks:

What do we make of our everyday lives: make of them, make out of them? What do we make of, that is, these materials that we can no where (not anymore) avoid, avert our ears as we do, or, as in poetic practice, hide behind the suburban lawns of laundered lyricism? (Charles Bernstein, introduction to Hannah Weiner’s Weeks).

Keywords

Source Text Contemporary Practice Creative Writing Visual Culture Writer Collaborative 
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