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G.C. Waldrep: “Poetry as Non-Diegetic Speech”

This paper was originally presented at AWP 2014 as part of Karla Kelsey’s “Poetry as Sound’s Potential” panel.

I want to speak this morning about the soundscape occupied or invoked by the poem, as reading praxis, and the level of diegetic investment the reader brings to this experience. By way of introduction, this rendering of Emily Dickinson’s poem 733, by the Texas-based sound artist Christine Olejniczak:

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