Reginio, “Questioning Modernist Poetry: Feminist Poetics in the Classroom”

Contemporary Experimental Poetry by Women:  Resources used in “Modernist Women Writers”

Arizona State University’s online archive of the journal HOW(ever) and its follow-up How2, journals dedicated to modernist and contemporary innovative poetry by women.

Link here

The online journal Jacket2‘s “reissue” of the journal Chain, edited by Jena Osman and Juliana Spahr, which, during its run in the 90’s and early 00’s, focused on innovative women’s writing. 

Link here

PennSound, run by the Center for Programs in Contemporary Writing at the University of Pennsylvania, is an unmatched resource for audio and video of innovative, experimental writers reading and discussing their work.

Here are authors studied in the course “Modernist Women Writers” and their pages on PennSound:

Rae Armantrout

Susan Howe

Myung Mi Kim

M. NourbeSe Philip

Harryette Mullen:

Video from an online course on Modern American Poetry organized by Al Filreis containing a discussion of Mullen’s volume Sleeping with the Dictionary, which is also part of my course “Modernist Women Writers.”

Mullen reading poems from Sleeping with the Dictionary:

“All She Wrote”

“Wipe that Smile Off Your Aphasia”

“Quality of Life”

“Coals to Newcastle, Panama Hats from Ecuador”