Ming-Qian Ma

Ming-Qian Ma


contemporary innovative poetry and poetics in relation to philosophy, science, and arts

Works in Progress

  • The Language Turn: Contemporary Poetry of Innovation and the Question(ing) of Form
  • Grammatology of the Eye: The Avant-Garde Visual Prosody

Selected Publications

  • Poetry as Re-Reading: American Avant-Garde Poetry and the Poetics of Counter-Method (Northwestern University Press, 2008)
  • "In an Instant of Time: The Imagist Perception and the Phenomenology of the 'Upsurge' of the Present in Ezra Pound's Cantos" (2007)
  • "Becoming Phenomenology: Style, Poetic Texture, and the Pragmatic Turn in Gilles Deleuze and Michel Serres," Analecta Husserliana: The Yearbook of Phenomenological Research LXXXIV (2005), 97-116.
  • "'Nonsense bargains': Inversely Proportional Writing and the Poetics of 'Expenditure without Reserve' in Bruce Andrews's Work," Textual Practice 18(2), 2004, 297-316.
  • "Articulate the Inarticulate: Singularities and the Counter-Method in Susan Howe," Contemporary Literature 36:3 (Fall 1995), 466-489.