Monday, May 26, 2008

 

Ezra Pound’s birthplace
is open to the public

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POGsound
puts MP3s of
nearly three dozen readings
online

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Paul Zukofsky on
”4 Other Countries”

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Didi Menendez
on Belinda Subraman Presents

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Geoffrey Gatza
on the Joe Milford Poetry Show

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The state of British poetry

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Nobuo Ayukawa’s American and Other Poems

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Salman Rushdie now

Joyce Carol Oates on Rushdie’s new novel

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Charles Bernstein’s Girly Man

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Chinua Achebe
& the Great African Novel

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What if Bob Cobbing
had been the British poet laureate?

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Queen urged to appoint a woman

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If poets are jackals…”

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Poetry & political murders

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David Antin will be pleased to learn
that he has become a language poet,
so says this conference in France

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Jeff Harrison & Allen Bramhall
have been interviewing one another
for nearly three years

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Maggie O’Sullivan
reading her text “Windows”
with help from Charles Bernstein

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Zadie Smith on George Eliot

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Anne Boyer & flarf

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women are few among poets in every country”

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Russia’s “Poet” award goes to
Timur Kibirov

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Quintessential rebel wins establishment prize

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A profile of John Burnside
(a long ways from
Scotland)

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Re-imperializing American lit

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Rimbaud’s new work

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Kevin McFadden’s Hardscrabble

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Coming to Chicago, June 1:
The Modernist Poet as Jew

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Talking with Jason Camlot, David McGimpsey & Stuart Ross

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The ethical problems of criticism

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Will criticism as gate-keeping survive?

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The library in the new age

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Historic library’s collection
at risk after fire

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In Canada, the danger is flooding

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Microsoft shuts down book search

While Google expands its reach

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England braces for the latest
German literary phenom,
Wetlands

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The language experiment

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Judging a book by its cover

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1001 Books
You Must Read
Before You Die

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Naipaul’s India

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A poem by Samih al-Qasim

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Alison Pick & Kevin Connolly

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Selling surrealism
& getting a good price

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Honor Moore’s memoir
of her father on the down-low,
The Bishop’s Daughter

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The New Yorker
adds a book blog

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Baseball haiku

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Adam Zagajewski in Israel

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Anti-Appalachian bigotry
still isn’t politically incorrect

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Saginaw celebrates Roethke

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James’ names

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A profile of Jeff Stumpo

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Auden in New York

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Claude McKay and Langston Hughes
both died on a May 22

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A profile of Michael Ryan

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A profile of Hussein Abu Bakr Al-Mihdhar

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Summer poetry

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Alfred Kazin’s bio

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Poetry, religion & gender studies
in the work of Theodora Ranelli

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“Chatterbox” Derek Walcott

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Introducing the 2008 Madison slam team

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The National Poet
of the People’s Republic of
Bangladesh

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McGonagall gets revenge

Why we like bad art

Maybe McGonagall was just misunderstood

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The little tough guy

Little tough guy beaten by “a bowl of fruit

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None of that free-verse stuff

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Poetry Out Loud as a response to rap
& “complicated poetry”

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A profile of Michael Hoffman

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An email interview with Floyd Skloot

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Cynthia Ozick on Lionel Trilling

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In Taiwan, an honorary Ph.D. for
Yu Kuang-chung

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Book prizes & bookies

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The right can’t tell a story

But neither can the left

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Who gets to write the title?

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O Heraclitus!
Can you give the same paper twice?

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The academy & work

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A biography of Raymond Williams

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The anti-journalism of Karl Kraus

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The influence of Robotech
on Battlestar Galactica

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The paintings of Stephen Rodefer

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Didi Menendez’ portrait of me

Her portraits of (mostly) American poets

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Rauschenberg’s contribution

Gagging on Rauschenberg worship

P.S., he was gay

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Peter Schjeldahl on the abstract expressionists

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Cornell Capa has died

A slide show of his photos

More images by, of & about Capa

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This season’s big art money

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SF MoMA picks up Hammer head curator

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Who owns antiquity?

Talking with James Cuno

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The only library with three Gutenbergs

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Decoding Charlie Parker

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Ono & John Lennon’s sons
fight to keep Imagine
out of “intelligent design” movie

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A restaurant unequaled

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