Dictionary Poetics: Toward a Radical Lexicography / Craig Dworkin 

Series: Verbal Arts: Studies in Poetics  272 pp Fordham UP., 2020  9780823287963 : pap ¥5,775   9780823287987: ¥20,625

 

Table of Contents

 

Introduction: Toward an Experimental Lexicography | 1
1 Funk & Wagnalls Practical Standard Dictionary of the English
Language and Louis Zukofsky’s Thanks to the Dictionary | 33
2 Webster’s Collegiate and Louis Zukofsky’s “A” | 48
3 The Oxford English Dictionary and George Oppen’s
Discrete Series | 77
4 Webster’s New Collegiate and the Poetry of Clark
Coolidge and Bernadette Mayer | 101
5 The Random House Dictionary of the English
Language and the Poetry of Tina Darragh | 129
6 Juba to Jive: A Dictionary of African-American
Slang and Harryette Mullen’s Muse & Drudge | 161
Acknowledgments | 185
Notes | 187
Index | 239