The Resource Sleeping with the dictionary, Harryette Mullen

Sleeping with the dictionary, Harryette Mullen

Label
Sleeping with the dictionary
Title
Sleeping with the dictionary
Statement of responsibility
Harryette Mullen
Creator
Subject
Genre
Language
eng
Summary
"Harryette Mullen's fifth poetry collection, Sleeping with the dictionary, is the abecedarian offspring of her collaboration with two of the poet's most seductive writing partners, Roget's thesaurus and the American Heritage dictionary. In her ménage à trois with these faithful companions, the poet is aware that while Roget's seems obsessed with categories and hierarchies, American Heritage, whatever its faults, was compiled with the assistance of a democratic panel that included black poets Langston Hughes and Arna Bontemps, as well as feminist author and editor Gloria Steinem. With its arbitrary yet determined alphabetical arrangement, its pursuit of the ludic pleasure of word games (acrostic, anagram, homophone, parody, pun), and its reflections on the politics of language and dialect, Mullen's work is serious play."--Cover
Member of
Cataloging source
DLC
http://library.link/vocab/creatorName
Mullen, Harryette Romell
Dewey number
811/.54
Government publication
government publication of a state province territory dependency etc
Index
no index present
LC call number
PS3563.U3954
LC item number
S64 2002
Literary form
non fiction
Series statement
New California poetry
http://library.link/vocab/subjectName
  • Language and languages
  • African Americans
Label
Sleeping with the dictionary, Harryette Mullen
Instantiates
Publication
Carrier category
volume
Carrier category code
nc
Carrier MARC source
rdacarrier
Content category
text
Content type code
txt
Content type MARC source
rdacontent
Contents
Acknowledgments -- All She Wrote -- The Anthropic Principle -- Any Lit -- Ask Aden -- Between -- Bilingual Instructions -- Black Nikes -- Blah-Blah -- Bleeding Hearts -- Bolsa Algodon -- Coals to Newcastle, Panama Hats from Ecuador -- Coo/Slur -- Daisy Pearl -- Denigration -- Dim Lady -- Dream Cycle -- Ectopia -- Elliptical -- European Folk Tale Variant -- Eurydice -- Exploring the Dark Content -- Fancy Cortex -- Free Radicals -- The Gene for Music -- Hitched to a Star -- Jinglejangle -- Junk Mail -- Kamasutra Sutra -- Kirstenography -- The Lunar Lutheran -- Mantra for a Classless Society, or Mr. Roget's Neighborhood -- Music for Homemade Instruments -- Naked Statues -- Natural Anguish -- Once Ever After -- O, 'Tis William -- Outside Art -- Present Tense -- Quality of Life -- Resistance Is Fertile -- She Swam On from Sea to Shine -- Sleeping with the Dictionary -- Souvenir from Anywhere -- Suzuki Method -- Swift Tommy -- Ted Joans at the Cafe Bizarre -- Transients -- Variation on a Theme Park -- Way Opposite -- We Are Not Responsible -- Why You and I -- Wino Rhino -- Wipe That Simile Off Your Aphasia -- Xenophobic Nightmare in a Foreign Language -- X-ray Vision -- Zen Acorn -- Zombie Hat
Control code
ocm47739575
Dimensions
22 cm.
Extent
xi, 85 pages
Isbn
9780520231436
Isbn Type
(pbk. : alk. paper)
Lccn
2001048050
Media category
unmediated
Media MARC source
rdamedia
Media type code
n
System control number
(OCoLC)47739575
Label
Sleeping with the dictionary, Harryette Mullen
Publication
Carrier category
volume
Carrier category code
nc
Carrier MARC source
rdacarrier
Content category
text
Content type code
txt
Content type MARC source
rdacontent
Contents
Acknowledgments -- All She Wrote -- The Anthropic Principle -- Any Lit -- Ask Aden -- Between -- Bilingual Instructions -- Black Nikes -- Blah-Blah -- Bleeding Hearts -- Bolsa Algodon -- Coals to Newcastle, Panama Hats from Ecuador -- Coo/Slur -- Daisy Pearl -- Denigration -- Dim Lady -- Dream Cycle -- Ectopia -- Elliptical -- European Folk Tale Variant -- Eurydice -- Exploring the Dark Content -- Fancy Cortex -- Free Radicals -- The Gene for Music -- Hitched to a Star -- Jinglejangle -- Junk Mail -- Kamasutra Sutra -- Kirstenography -- The Lunar Lutheran -- Mantra for a Classless Society, or Mr. Roget's Neighborhood -- Music for Homemade Instruments -- Naked Statues -- Natural Anguish -- Once Ever After -- O, 'Tis William -- Outside Art -- Present Tense -- Quality of Life -- Resistance Is Fertile -- She Swam On from Sea to Shine -- Sleeping with the Dictionary -- Souvenir from Anywhere -- Suzuki Method -- Swift Tommy -- Ted Joans at the Cafe Bizarre -- Transients -- Variation on a Theme Park -- Way Opposite -- We Are Not Responsible -- Why You and I -- Wino Rhino -- Wipe That Simile Off Your Aphasia -- Xenophobic Nightmare in a Foreign Language -- X-ray Vision -- Zen Acorn -- Zombie Hat
Control code
ocm47739575
Dimensions
22 cm.
Extent
xi, 85 pages
Isbn
9780520231436
Isbn Type
(pbk. : alk. paper)
Lccn
2001048050
Media category
unmediated
Media MARC source
rdamedia
Media type code
n
System control number
(OCoLC)47739575

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