Semi-Gross: Thoughts on the U.S. Open, 1978
Dorn, Edward, Chicago Review
These poems and this essay by Edward Dorn appeared in the Spring 1979 issue of Chicago Review, which was devoted to the topic "Black Mountain and Since: Objectivist Writing in America." The issue included new work by writers associated with Black Mountain College - Robert Duncan, Denise Levertov, Hilda Morley - as well as critical works by Charles Altieri and Charles Olson. Dorn is perhaps best known for his book, Gunslinger, and had recently published Hello La Jolla when these works were first published.
When the Australians altered tennis some years back by concentrating on power, they "changed the game" so that finesse took a long nose dive and struggle replaced art.…
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Publication information: Article title: Semi-Gross: Thoughts on the U.S. Open, 1978. Contributors: Dorn, Edward - Author. Journal title: Chicago Review. Volume: 42. Issue: 3 Publication date: Summer-Fall 1996. Page number: 205+. © 1999 University of Chicago. COPYRIGHT 1996 Gale Group.
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