Friday, August 22, 2008

 


Portrait by / from J’s Theater

CAConrad interviews
Rachel Blau DuPlessis

Alan Gilbert on DuPlessis

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Artists’ Books Online
(a tremendous resource
from Johanna Drucker)

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Rae Armantrout’s
Collected Prose

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Periodizing Robert Creeley

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Watten, Kristeva & the ‘80s

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Lyn Hejinian’s
The Beginner

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Aesthetics & ethics in
the
School of Quietude

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Bookstores in Berkeley

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Robert Pinsky
on
Milton in America

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Geof Huth
on his work
on the cover of The Alphabet

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Poetry & the law

Is Radovan Karadzic’s poetry
evidence?

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Close reading
John Ashbery

John Ashbery on autobiography & language

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The PLO’s obit of Mahmoud Darwish

At Darwish’s funeral

A man of many homes

Honoring Darwish’s translator,
Fady Joudah

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Coney Island of the Mind
at 50
(note that the Guardian
actually tries to get the lines right)

City Lights at 55

Al Filreis on Ferlinghetti’s
”Baseball Canto”

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Louise Glück
looking for the perfect (German) word

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How many types of poetry are there?

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Postal poetics

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Linh Dinh on
poetry & Stalin

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Should books be rated
for age appropriateness?

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Bloggers blog on bloggers:
21 reviews of each others’ work

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Q&A with Kay Ryan

On chickens & comics

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Talking with Kamla Kapur

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A profile of Jan Steckel

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How should poets help one another?

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Kenneth Fearing & the future of journalism

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Language is about ambiguity”

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Sex and the semi-colon

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The ePockyLips of Speling

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“50 Near-Perfect Books of
German Poetry

The prose of Heinrich Heine

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Kafka’s papers

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Do you buy poetry?
(analysis) (raw data)

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On buying poetry &
on Landis Everson

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In Chicago, Transition Books closes

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How not to run a bookstore

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What should you do with all those books?

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On signing books

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Anthony Hecht:
Auden’s advice

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Coleman Barks in Iran

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Not so Scruffy after all

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A profile of John Toledo

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Paul Siegell’s Poemergency Room

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Poems etched in glass

Christopher Fritton’s My Fingernails are Fresnel Lenses

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The “digital” (free) textbook debate

But hard copy book costs just go up

& price fixing is back

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The Kindle controversy

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& then there’s Kapil Sibal,
writing books on his Blackberry

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Blogs vs. newspapers

6,311 jobs lost
in the nation’s 100 largest papers
in just the last year
(PDF)

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Texistence

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Kristi Maxwell’s Realm Sixty-Four

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W.S. Merwin:
meeting Ezra Pound

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The letters of Penelope Fitzgerald

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The “most beloved” author ever
in the
United Kingdom

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A thumbnail tour
of ancient Chinese classics

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Audio of “faculty readings”
from this year’s
West Chester Poetry Conference

& from 2007

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Cowboy poets
come to Stony Plain

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A poet’s path
from Sierra Leone to Minnesota

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Poetry at the Big Chill

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Talking with D.C. Chambial

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Talking with Jackie Kay

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First Edwin Morgan Prize awarded

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A profile of Allison McVety

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What if Harvard’s English Department
had the same attitude
as its new theater director?

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What college freshmen do & don’t know

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Movies ruin novels --
here come Watchmen & On the Road

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A boxing movie
based on a poem

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Shakespeare & music

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Finishing Kubla Khan

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Music & language

Podcast on
music & the brain
(MP3)

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Solzhenitsyn & music

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Sampling & intellectual property
in
Botswana

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Louis Zukofsky
& the Silver Jews?

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Archiving art & poetry online:
a panel discussion

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Post-literate:
asemic writing

One dozen asemic books
in PDF format

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Extreme collecting:
the Cone sisters of Baltimore

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CAPTCHA paintings

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Richard Serra:
Thinking on Your Feet

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LACMA lands Keinholz’
The Illegal Operation

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Photography in the age
of total surveillance

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Nic & Sloy:
life = art = poetry

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Donald Baechler on style
in
Lower Manhattan

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Dance & the problem of genre

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Count this

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11 issues for the future
according to the
RAND Corporation

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Jerry Wexler has died

As has Manny Farber

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