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Dan Disney 

J Hall 803
705-8296 www.dandisney.com
 Poetics (Antiquity to contemporary theories of)
Modernism, Surrealism, and the aesthetic avant-garde
Theories of Postmodernism, the theoretical avant-garde
Australian and contemporary English-language poetries
Bachelor of Arts degree, Monash University (Melbourne, Australia)
Diploma of Professional Writing and Editing, Royal Melbourne Institute of Technology (Melbourne, Australia)
Master of Creative Arts (Research), University of Melbourne (Melbourne, Australia)
Doctor of Philosophy (Research), University of Melbourne (Melbourne, Australia)
 www.dandisney.com

 The Archaic Shudder? Toward a poetics of the sublime (PhD thesis).


Avant-garde is not a Dirty Word (Masters thesis).

 

'Process - a discontinuous poetics', forthcoming in New Writing: The International Journal for the Practice and Theory of Creative Writing

 

'"Let Me In!" Opacity and illumination in an age of technological reproduction' forthcoming in Journal of Language, Literature, and Culture

 

'Impossible Transmutations? "Orphic gesture" in Don Paterson's Orpheus (2006)', forthcoming in Orbis Literrarum: International Review of Literary Studies

 

'Three Stones: "objectivism" as poetic mode in Szymborska, Bonnefoy, Choi', published in Text: International Journal of Writing and Writing Courses (Volum 17, Number 9: 2013)

 

'Poetry - I too dislike (translating) it: toward a poetics of versioneering', published in Axon: Creative Explorations (Volume 4, Number 1: 2013).

 

 ‘“Is this how it's supposed to work?”: poetry as a radical technology in L2 Creative Writing classrooms’, published in New Writing: The International Journal for the Practice and Theory of Creative Writing (Volume 9, Issue 1: 2012)


 ‘Sublime Disembodiment? Self-as-Other in Anne Carson’s Decreation’, published in Orbis Literrarum: International Review of Literary Studies (Volume 67, Issue 1: 2012)


‘“You’re alive, and I’m alive”: resistance and remembering in Ko Ŭn’s Maninbo’, published in Cordite Poetry Review (Issue 35: 2011)


‘Sublime writers, skeptical re-readers: toward recuperating Paul de Man’s problematics of reading’, published in TEXT: Journal of Writing and Writing Courses (Volume 15, Number 1: 2011)


‘“Unmade!” Virtual collaborative creation report on an international experiment’ (co-written with Graeme Harper [lead investigator]), published in New Writing: The International Journal for the Practice and Theory of Creative Writing (Volume 8, Issue 3: 2011)


‘Heidegger, creativity, and what poets do: on living in a silent shack for three months and not going mad’, published in New Writing: The International Journal for the Practice and Theory of Creative Writing (Volume 7, number 1: 2010)


‘Does anybody else here not understand? Language, post-philosophers, bewitchment and confusion: some post-conference reflections’, published in TEXT: Journal of Writing and Writing Courses (Volume 13, number 2: 2009)


‘Toward poeticognosis: re-reading Plato’s Republic via Wallace Stevens’ “An Ordinary Evening in New Haven”’, published in Contemporary Aesthetics (Volume 6: 2008)


‘Like Metaphysical Labor: poetry, silence, and negative capability’, published in Consciousness, Literature and the Arts (Volume 7, Number 1: 2007)


‘Vale Postmodern Thanatogenics? Toward an aesthetics of the proto-avant-garde’, published in Traffic (Issue 7: 2005)


Poems published extensively in Australian literary journals.


'Poems have won numerous awards (including the Melbourne Poets Union Prize, the National Poetry Week Broadway Prize, the Somerset Prize, a Josephine Ulrick Prize, a Dorothy Sargent Rosenberg Prize, a Val Vallis Award)'

 and then when the (John Leonard Press, 2011: ISBN 978-0-9808523-2-5)

 

mannequin's guide to utopias (forthcoming: Flying Island Books)

 

Beyond Babel: exploring second language creative writing (edited book) (forthcoming: John Benjamins Publishing)

 
 
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