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Ammons Tape for Turn of the Year (Paper)

AR AMMONS

Ammons Tape for Turn of the Year (Paper)

by AR AMMONS

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Published by W W Norton & Co Ltd .
Written in English


Edition Notes

SeriesThe Norton library
The Physical Object
Number of Pages205
ID Numbers
Open LibraryOL7450772M
ISBN 10039300659X
ISBN 109780393006599
OCLC/WorldCa333712

Ammons, A R: Corsons Inlet; Tape for the Turn of the Year. Sections. Encountering these two books by A.R. Ammons seems not too different a pleasure from that experienced by the botanist. Ammons’ books include Corsons Inlet (), Tape for the Turn of Year (), Sphere (), The Snow Poems (), A Coast of Trees (), Worldly Hopes (), Lake Effect Country (), Selected Poems (), Sumerian Vistas (), The Really Short Poems of A. R. Ammons (), Garbage (), Rarities (), Stand-in (), The North.

Whether spreading out in the long forms of Tape for the Turn of the Year or Garbage, or honing his perceptions down to the extreme brevity of his shorter lyrics, he holds tight to his vision of the way “all day / life itself is bending, / weaving, changing, / adapting, failing, / succeeding.”.   “Tape for the Turn of the Year,” the title an echo of the dactyls used Volume I ” “The Complete Poems of A. R. Ammons: Volume 2 ” Books. Books & Fiction. Get book.

In the American Grain. Collected Poems of John Wheelwright edited by Alvin H. Rosenfeld. Collected Poems, by A.R. Ammons. Tape for the Turn of the Year by A.R. Ammons.   And this morning I started reading A.R. Ammons’ Tape for the Turn of the Year, which he started composing today, 54 years ago, on a roll of adding tape he found in a home and garden store, and began to “contemplate some fool use for it.”.


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Ammons Tape for Turn of the Year (Paper) by AR AMMONS Download PDF EPUB FB2

The tape determined both the length of the poem’s lines and when it ends. Tape for the Turn of the Year is a poem of infinite variety, blessed by the rich resources of one of this century’s greatest poets. By turns witty, serious, lyrical, and meditative, it is at once a superbly entertaining book and a significant literary by: The spool of A.

Ammons poem, Tape for the Turn of the Year, is an extended exercise in ars poetica. Through the use of images and form, Ammons builds a case that the hunger to create is channeled from a bodily need and that to indulge in creation is to grasp at the void/5(21).

The tape determined both the length of the poem’s lines and when it ends. Tape for the Turn of the Year is a poem of infinite variety, blessed by the rich resources of one of this century’s greatest poets. By turns witty, serious, lyrical, and meditative, it is at once a superbly entertaining book and a significant literary : A.

Ammons. Tape for the Turn of the Year. A.R. Ithaca: Cornell University Press, First edition of this journalistic experiment by American poet A.R. Ammons, a poem composed on a Ammons Tape for Turn of the Year book of adding-machine tape over the course of a few weeks in December and January Kept in check by the two-inch wide tape, with no space for revision.

The tape determined both the length of the poem's lines and when it ends. Tape for the Turn of the Year is a poem of infinite variety, blessed by the rich resources of one of this century's greatest poets.

By turns witty, serious, lyrical, and meditative, it is at once a superbly entertaining book and a significant literary achievement. show more/5(). The tape determined both the length of the poem's lines and when it ends. Tape for the Turn of the Year is a poem of infinite variety, blessed by the rich resources of one of this century's greatest poets.

By turns witty, serious, lyrical, and meditative, it is at once a superbly entertaining book and a Reviews: 3. Some of Ammons's poems are very short, one or two lines only, a form known as monostich (effectively, including the title, a kind of couplet), while others (for example, the book-length poems Sphere and Tape for the Turn of the Year) are hundreds of lines long, and sometimes composed on adding-machine tape or other continuous strips of paper.

“Tape for the Turn of the Year” by A.R. Ammons I’m not really sure where A.R. Ammons stands or will stand in “the canon.” Despite receiving numerous major awards and grants during his lifetime, he remains (I think) more of a footnote than a figure in 20th century.

He is the author of numerous poetry collections, including Bosh and Flapdoodle (), Glare (), Garbage (), A Coast of Trees (), Sphere (), Collected PoemsTape for the Turn of the Year (), and Ommateum: With Doxology ().

Ammons once told the Winston-Salem Journal and Sentinel, “I never dreamed of being a. From A. Ammons's "Tape for the Turn of the Year" (Commonplace Book) we must keep the tradition & modify it so we stay resilient to change: too traditional is a loss of The first series of Batman movies got him in a comic book store and the DC animated series made him a life long fan.

His senior thesis was a short film on the culture of. This book length poem was written with several things in mind. First, the title is literal. Ammons wanted to write a poem confined in length and width by composing the entire poem on a roll of adding machine tape, and the result was a diary of the last part of one year and the beginning of another.

Tape for the Turn of the Year NPR coverage of Tape for the Turn of the Year: A Poem by A. Ammons. News, author interviews, critics' picks and more. The tape determined both the length of the poem’s lines and when it ends. Tape for the Turn of the Year is a poem of infinite variety, blessed by the rich resources of one of this century’s greatest poets.

By turns witty, serious, lyrical, and meditative, it is at once a superbly entertaining book and a. Ammons, who was born in in Columbus County, North Carolina, reached the summit of his career when his big Collected Poems: was received with admiration and prizes, including the National Book Award for Poetry.

But one work, Tape for the Turn of the Year, which was published inwas presumably too long for. Genre/Form: Poetry Lask Poetry Collection: Additional Physical Format: Online version: Ammons, A.R., Tape for the turn of the year.

Ithaca, N.Y.: Cornell. The poet A. (Archie) Ammons () also wrote a book on a scroll. His “Tape for the Turn of the Year” () was composed on a skinny roll of adding-machine tape. Ammons: Selected Poems Edited by David Lehman “Ammons (–) was a difficult figure to pin down.

While unassociated with any particular poetic school or group, he picked up threads from Whitman, Williams, Frost and Stevens, weaving them into poetry all his own: equal parts pastoral meditation, philosophical speculation and homespun resignation.

His Tape for the Turn of the Year is a marvel of minute revelations. Ammons wrote the book on a roll of adding machine tape, sort of like Kerouac's mythic On. In a Paris Review interview with A.R. Ammons, David Lehman said that Ammons’ long poems: “seem in some ways deliberately imperfect—casual, expansive, all-inclusive, loose.” The same could be said for Playlist, which is a direct homage to Ammons’ Tape for the Turn of the Year.

Tape for the turn of the year. [A R Ammons] Home. WorldCat Home About WorldCat Help. Search. Search for Library Items Search for Lists Search for Contacts Search for a Library Book: All Authors / Contributors: A R Ammons. Find more information about: ISBN: OCLC Number.

When I first read “Tape for the Turn of the Year,” it undoubtedly changed my way of experiencing my life, but the Ammons poems I regularly reread are his philosophical lyrics, in which I .Subsequent books, such as Expressions of Sea Level (), Tape for the Turn of the Year (; a verse diary composed on adding-machine tape), and Uplands (), continued the poet’s investigation into the relationship between the knowable and the unknowable.

“Books are the best of things, well used; abused, among the worst. What is the right use? What is the one end, which all means go to effect? They are for nothing but to inspire.