Parataxis Editions publishes books, pamphlets and occasional issues of Parataxis: modernism and modern writing. The journal aims to discuss modernist legacies, refusing to characterise modernism as that which is simply past while providing a forum for contemporary writing and critical theory.
Contents of numbers 1-10 of Parataxis: modernism and modern writing.
Copies of the following issues are still available.
Parataxis: Modernism and Modern Writing, issue no. 10 (2001). This issue Peter Nicholls on the Swinburne Nexus; Peter Middleton on Charles Olson; Drew Milne on J.H. Prynne; Will Montgomery on Susan Howe; and Rod Mengham on Jennifer Moxley. In addition there are new poems by Andrea Brady, Clark Coolidge, Stacy Doris, Chris Emery, Ian Hunt, Ethel Malley, Peter Middleton, Dell Olsen, Keston Sutherland, John Tranter, and John Wilkinson. The issue is 102 pages, perfect bound, and costs £5.00.
Parataxis: Modernism and Modern Writing, double issue, no. 8 / 9 (1996).
This double issue includes writing by: Marjorie Welish, Lynne Tillman,
Stephen Rodefer, Norma Cole, Fanne Howe, Lyn Hejinian, Leslie Scalapino,
Lisa Robertson, John Wilkinson, Tim Woods, Vicky Lebeau, Rachel Blau
DuPlessis, Esther Leslie, Mark Currie, Kadiatu Kanneh, Peter Philpott,
Allen Fisher, Andrew Duncan, Charles Bernstein, Out to Lunch, Ralph
Hawkins, Aaron Williamson, Peter Manson, Peter Finch, Miles Champion, Scott
Thurston, Keston Sutherland, Shiela E. Murphy, Anthony Barnett, Peter
Russell, Peter Larkin, Simon Jarvis, J.H. Prynne, D.S. Marriott, Alan
Marshall, Drew Milne, Anthony Mellors, Tony Lopez, Richard Makin, Simon
Perril, Peter Faulkner, Peter Boxall, Olga Taxidou and Alan Munton.
The book has 244 pages, perfect bound, and costs £6.00, plus postage and
packing for delivery to addresses outside U.K.
Original: Chinese Language-Poetry Group, translated by Jeff Twitchell,
edited by J.H. Prynne, 'Parataxis: modernism and modern writing', number 7
(1994). This special issue featured the work of Che Qianzi, Zhou Yaping,
Yi Cun, Hong Liu, Huang Fan, Xiang Meng, including manifestos, critical
documents and an afterword by J.H. Prynne. The book is 128 pages, perfect
bound, and costs £4.00, plus postage and packing for delivery to addresses
Parataxis Editions has also published:
John Wilkinson, Flung Clear: Poems in Six Books (1994). This book collects
the sequences Hid Lip, Bones of Contention, The Speaking Twins, The
Interior Planets, Desert Varnish, and The Nile. The book is 240
pages, perfect bound, and costs £7.50, plus postage and packing for
delivery to addresses outside the U.K.
Pig Cupid, ed. Drew Milne: An anthology of poems by way of homage to Mina Loy featuring a number of internationally well-known poets writing anonymously. 36pp.
These books can be ordered by writing to Drew Milne, Faculty of English, University of Cambridge, 9 West Road, Cambridge, CB3 9DP, U.K., cheques made payable to 'Drew Milne'.
Parataxis Editions is a non-profit making imprint, which was supported at
various stages by the Judith E. Wilson Fund, Faculty of English, University
of Cambridge; Department of English, University of Edinburgh; and the
School of English and American Studies, University of Sussex.