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2:7:37,43| page =| date = august 1995| accessdate =}}</ref> [[edward falco]] corroborated, "her poems, spoken out loud or 'heard' in the process of reading, offer a subtle, magnificent jazz: a music for the intellect, felt on the tongue and in the body, resonating in the mind. and nowhere is the music of fulton's poetry more stirring than in Wikipedia (en)
36:3:269-270| page =| date = 1986–87| accessdate =}}</ref> [[sven birkerts]], noting fulton's "irrepressible inventiveness" and "startling juxtapositions," named this an "aesthetic of profusion."<ref>{{cite news| first = sven| last = birkerts| title = untitled review| publisher = Wikipedia (en)
38:4:585-615| page =| date = winter 1997| accessdate =}}</ref> which fulton has described in interviews and in a 1990 essay on her own poetics, "to organize a waterfall." Wikipedia (en)
61:4:800-813| page =| date = winter 1987| accessdate =}}</ref> many critics praised fulton's "energy," but calvin bedient and others were hostile toward the "wicked intelligence" in Wikipedia (en)
63:1:25| page =| date = winter 1987| accessdate =}}</ref> the way "surface and substance, style and content, coexist and are often at odds with one another."<ref>{{cite news| first =charles| last =wasserburg| title = reprieve from plainness| url =| publisher= Wikipedia (en)
67:1:157-164| page =| date = spring 1993| accessdate =}}</ref>fulton has often referred to [[walt whitman]]'s "i am large, i contain multitudes" as a guiding principle for postmodern verse. [[david baker (poet)|david baker]], in reference to the multiplicity of experience evident in Wikipedia (en)
83:2:147–167| page =| date =april 1995| accessdate =}}</ref>many critics have praised the aural dimension of fulton's poetry. writing about Wikipedia (en)
9:1:55-72| pages = 56, 59| date = winter 1996| accessdate =}}</ref> [[stephen yenser]] remarked, "hers is a maximalist poetry, exploding beyond its boundaries."<ref>{{cite news| first =stephen| last = yenser| title = poetry in review| url =| publisher = Wikipedia (en)
96:1:800-813| page =| date = january–march 1988| accessdate =}}</ref> fulton defiantly included these criticism in the hand-written marginal comments of her innovative "point of purchase" in Wikipedia (en)
Alice Fulton and James Galvin reading their poems Library of Congress/NACO
... amply demonstrates not only fulton's broad range of interests but also her continual and evolving sense of how to use the most seemingly insignificant details to illuminate the nuances of difficult moral ideas." | sarah cohen<ref>{{cite news| first = sarah| last = cohen| title = justice + beauty = sublime| url =| publisher = Wikipedia (en)
Anchors of light, 1979: Library of Congress/NACO Library and Archives Canada
apart from so many other precocious debut collections is fulton’s knack for the ineffable, for creating stories that are more than the sum of their intricately assembled parts. her best stories not only exhibit her architectural prowess, they also remind the reader of the near-magical capaciousness of the story form.<ref>{{cite news| first = greg| last =shutz| title = Wikipedia (en)
Barely composed : poems Library of Congress/NACO
contains many examples of her signature use of polyphony and word superclusters<ref name="miller">{{cite news| first = cristanne| last =miller| title = an interview with alice fulton| url =| publisher = Wikipedia (en)
("the dance of the intellect among words") and writes that "we are always engaged by ... the sense of linguistic virtuosity... a constant delight ... in language textures, the every-shifting shock and jolt of an electric surface."<ref>{{cite news| first = w. d.| last = snodgrass| title = introduction to Wikipedia (en)
Dance script with electric ballerina Library of Congress/NACO
described it as "a wry sendup of academics, featuring a bona-fide poem littered with marginalia from different critics, each with distinct personalities, literary persuasions and handwriting."<ref name="dove x12">{{cite news| first = rita| last = dove| title = poet's choice| url =| publisher = Wikipedia (en)
Feeling as a foreign language : the good strangeness of poetry Library of Congress/NACO National Library of France
Felt : poems Library of Congress/NACO
'fulton's poetics "challenges the conventional wisdom among many poets that the content of a poem is less important than its form. in practice, fulton has created a poetic style that is remarkably "about things" in the sense that her poems explore their overt subject matter deeply and uphold their convictions with rigor. Wikipedia (en)
in Wikipedia (en)
introduced fulton's invention of the double-equal or bride sign (see poetics below). [[dorothy barresi]] claimed that this work is "what great poetry must do and be" and that "fulton's poems are like no one else's today‚" with their "on-again, off-again elasticity — a stretching smoothness to some lines, and a snapped back, taut quality to others — that manages to sound both eloquent and scared." barresi concluded that "fulton writes with fiery intelligence, and unapologetically so, for it is in the acts of thinking and rethinking that this poet believes we stave off the brute world's numbing assault."<ref>{{cite news| first = dorothy| last =barresi| title = the world as we know it| url =| publisher = Wikipedia (en)
is “fetishistic, wildly associative, demonically apt and simply eloquent, calling to mind [[max planck]]'s quote about the purpose of science as an 'unresting endeavor' developing toward a vision which 'poetic intuition may apprehend, but which the intellect can never fully grasp.' "<ref>{{cite news| first = carol| last =muske-dukes| title = review| url =| publisher = Wikipedia (en)
is meant to signify both an emotion once experienced [and] the fabric constructed by fibers that are forcibly pressed, rather than woven, together."<ref>{{cite news| first = megan| last =harlan| title = the past tense of feel| url =| publisher = Wikipedia (en)
is structured in six parts, each focused on the etymology of "palladium" with the trope carried to ellen foscue johnson's palladium photographic print on the cover. one review explained the organizing structure this way: "etymology breeds metaphor; palladium generates the imagery and energy of the poems, informing them all without necessarily intruding upon them. the organizing principle of an alice fulton poem allows for cohesiveness yet is not so narrow or restrictive as to inhibit the flow of associations and ideas. it's as though the world itself were endowed with a centrifugal force, enabling the poet to branch out in numerous directions — parallel lines that manage to intersect on their separate paths to infinity."<ref>{{cite news| first = david| last = lehman| title = untitled review| url =| publisher = Wikipedia (en)
larissa szporluk asserted that "fulton's acoustic signals reign, giving the impression that behind their creation lies some kind of unimaginable technology, telepathic jazz, or just plain genius."<ref>{{cite news| first = larissa| last =szporluk| title = the white between the ink| url =| publisher = Wikipedia (en)
megan harlan also commented on how fulton's poems are "aurally rich with slant rhymes and musical rhythms." the wordplay present in fulton's earliest poems has by now become thoroughly suffused:<blockquote>"in alice fulton's poetry, those charged instances when the literal and the metaphysical (and the sensual and the philosophical) overlap are often mediated by wordplay — a pun, a double entendre, a witty turn of phrase. the title of her marvelous fifth collection Wikipedia (en)
Nightingales of troy : stories of one family's century xR Extended Titles-test Library of Congress/NACO
| page = 10| date = september 30, 2001| accessdate =}}</ref> selected from all poetry books published in the united states in 2000 and 2001 Wikipedia (en)
| page = 29| date = december 1986}}</ref> critics praised these "compressed poems of great texture and inventiveness," as "prepossessing and formidable,"<ref name="yenser 2002 84-118">{{cite news| first = stephen| last = yenser| title = Wikipedia (en)
| page =| date = may 10, 2008| accessdate = february 3, 2008}}</ref>"fulton’s prose thrives on the tactile, and, as in her poetry, the language is brilliantly precise. while often rooted in the physical, fulton’s narration frequently moves beyond the immediate, both powerfully and subtly."<ref>{{cite news| first = thea| last =brown| title = review of the nightingales of troy by alice fulton| url =| publisher = Wikipedia (en)
| page =| date = october 5, 2008| accessdate = april 22, 2011}}</ref><blockquote>what sets Wikipedia (en)
| page =| date = summer 1996| accessdate = may 4, 2009}}</ref> Wikipedia (en)
| page = s17-18| date = march 8, 1987| accessdate =}}</ref> while most critical response to this debut volume was positive, conservative critics were "more guarded, or even catty."<ref>{{cite news| first = ernest| last = smith| title = Wikipedia (en)
| page = x12| date = august 6, 2000| accessdate =}}</ref> stephen behrendt commented that this poem "comes with its own set of marginal annotations by (and in) several different hands. not since coleridge's "[[the rime of the ancient mariner]]" has a long poem presented the reader with so remarkable an example of this particular phenomenon."<ref>{{cite news| first = stephen| last =behrendt| title = review of Wikipedia (en)
| pages =1–3| date = september 1986| accessdate =}}</ref> peter stitt described the style of Wikipedia (en)
Palladium : poems Library of Congress/NACO
Poems. Selections Library of Congress/NACO
Powers of Congress poems xR Extended Titles-test Library of Congress/NACO
A reading by Alice Fulton winner of the 2002 Rebekah Johnson Bobbitt National Prize for Poetry. Wikipedia (en) Library of Congress/NACO
"<ref>{{cite news| first = edward| last =falco| title = making the abstract physical: on fulton's Wikipedia (en)
reviewer wrote, "reading her poems is something like listening to a set of the most spirited and peculiar jazz: you must sharpen your spirit to be moved by what is uncanny and rare."<ref>{{cite news| first = matthew| last = gilbert| title = a poet who ventures where others are reluctant to tread| url =| publisher = Wikipedia (en)
. [[rita dove]] in the Wikipedia (en)
Sensual math xR Extended Titles-test Sudoc [ABES], France Library of Congress/NACO
suggest that “in her drive to freshen poetic diction, avoid cliche and sentimentality, and create 'skewed domains‚' in her poetry, fulton has distinguished herself as one of the most original american poets writing today. she has succeeded in challenging not only assumptions about gender roles, but also the assumptions underlying current modes of poetry such as the autobiographical, first-person lyric or the experimental 'language poem.'"<ref>{{cite news| first = dana, david mason and meg schoerke| last = gioia| title = Wikipedia (en)
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| url =| publisher =| page =| date =| accessdate = april 4, 2009}}</ref> her poetry has been described as “intricately crafted, yet expansive — even majestic — in its scope and vision. one senses there is something startling about to be revealed in these poems, and indeed that mystery or tension often resolves in powerful acts of linguistic reckoning, as if a piece of psychological origami were unfolding before our eyes."<ref>{{cite news| first = cole and david st.john| last = swenson| title = Wikipedia (en)
| url =| publisher = university of michigan press| pages = 84–118| year = 2002| accessdate =}}</ref> "hardwon and solid."<ref>{{cite news| first = peter| last = stitt| title = to enlighten, to embody| url =| publisher = Wikipedia (en)
| url =| publisher = w.w. norton| page = 144| year = 2009| accessdate =}}</ref> the editors of Wikipedia (en)
, w. d. snodgrass reads fulton's poetry as a rare example of Wikipedia (en)
was admired for its "energy and passion for specificity,"<ref name="yenser 2002 84-118" /> its "wit and unpredictable, wildly heterogenous combinations,"<ref>{{cite news| first =| last =| title = notes on current books| url =| publisher = Wikipedia (en)
was also selected by the [[los angeles times]] as one of the best books of with her poetry collections, fulton's first fiction collection is carefully constructed from interwoven parts "playing off and enhancing the meaning of one another."<ref>{{cite news| first = tracy| last =wilson| title = women who care and bear the burdens| url =| publisher = Wikipedia (en)

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