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Laforgue, Jules, 46 , 57 , 63

Lamantia, Philip, 191

Landor, Walter Savage, 57

Language, 22 -23, 55 , 56 , 57 , 61 ,


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64 , 75 ;

"absolute value" in, 4 , 22 -23, 55 ;

ching ming, 55 ;

"clean," 54 ;

condensation of, 33 , 41 ;

Creeley and, 33 -34;

Dorn and, 224 -28, 232 -36;

Duncan and, 185 -86, 188 , 199 ;

Ginsberg and, 23 , 40 ;

Language poetry and, 240 -41, 244 , 247 -48;

Olson and, 107 -8;

"perfectibility" of, 23 ;

as speech, 33 -34, 107 -8.

See also Form; Imagism; Musicality; Texts

L=A=N=G=U=A=G=E,239

Language poetry, 27 , 237 -51;

Barthes and, 221 , 243 , 244 , 248 ;

Dorn and, 222 , 238 , 243 , 244 ;

Duncan and, 188 , 238 -44 passim, 250 , 251 ;

Zukofsky and, 83 , 238 , 239 , 240 -41, 243 , 249 , 251

Laos, 207

Latin America, 26

Laughlin, James, 21 , 129

Law, in poetic composition, 175 , 185

Lawrence, D. H.:

Bloom and, 45 ;

Duncan and, 139 , 140 , 153 , 155 , 163 , 181 ;

Levertov and, 195 ;

Olson and, 109 , 112 ;

Studies in Classic American Literature,100

Layton, Irving, 30

Levertov, Denise, 5 , 190 -95, 198 -208, 215 -16;

"Anne Sexton: Light Up the Cave," 207 ;

Duncan and, 138 , 140 , 171 , 190 -99 passim, 203 , 206 ;

and H. D., 3 , 191 , 192 , 193 -94, 195 ;

Language poetry and, 238 , 251 ;

Olson and, 133 , 192 , 194 , 195 , 198 , 200 , 215 ;

"On the Edge of Darkness: What Is Political Poetry?," 202 ;

"Origins of a Poem," 199 ;

Poet in the World,190 ;

and Pound tradition, 1 , 26 , 48 , 191 , 194 , 198 -99, 202 ;

"Report," 205 ;

"September 1961," 192 ;

Sorrow Dance,200 ;

"Staying Alive," 201 , 203 -4;

To Stay Alive,201 , 203 -8;

"Vision," 200 ;

and Williams, 2 , 190 -95 passim, 201 -2, 203

Lewis, Wyndham, 116 -17

Li Po, 57

Literary theory:

Continental, 28 ;

Language poetry and, 239

Localism, 76 , 94 -95n, 194 , 222 -23, 226

Logopoeia, 67 , 120 , 157 , 208

Longenbach, James, 87

Lorca, Federico García, 41 , 47 , 195

Lowell, Robert, 1 , 19 , 45

Loy, Mina, 45 , 48

"Luminous detail," 50 -51, 107

Lyotard, Jean-Francois, 28

"Lyrical subjectivity," 43 , 57


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