Hugh Kenner: The Cybernetics of Art (Reel 1 / Side 1)
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This reel contains Hugh Kenner speaking at the University of Denver as part of the English Department Lecture Series on April 18 1975. The overarching topic of his conversation is the cybernetics of art. By this Kenner refers to the way in which art can be a stabilizing force. He speaks of etymology faith and the universe as well as rules constraints and generative systems. Kenner also discusses the meter structure and form of poetry.The recording ends abruptly mid-sentence when the tape runs out. The whereabouts of the second part of the recording are unknown.Total run time: 1:08:10