Monday, March 16, 2009

 

Charlotte Mandell
on translating The Kindly Ones

From Mandell’s translation of
Abdelwahab Meddeb’s White Traverses

Is this novel worth all this attention?

extravagantly blessed & hideously cursed

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Jack Spicer & Allen Sherman:
Hello Muddah, Hello Lorca

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Jimmy Schuyler reads on PennSound!

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PennSound is on track to have
50,000,000 downloads in 2009

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Polis is This:
Charles Olson & the Persistence of Place
is coming to PBS in April

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Rae Armantrout at the AWP

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Medium & Margin 2009:
Multiplying Methodologies & Proliferating Poetics

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Rachel Blau DuPlessis:
Draft 94: Mail Art

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Frank Sherlock’s Over Here

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Real beat poets

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At 86, Will Inman keeps on truckin

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Poetry in Iraq

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Ted Greenwald & Kit Robinson

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Edible books!

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Beverly Dahlen
on George Stanley’s Vancouver

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Grace Hartigan & Frank O’Hara

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More conceptual flarf
(talk about hybrid…)

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Talking at length (35 pp!!)
with David Shapiro

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Talking further with Michael Schiavo

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Marjorie Perloff on Elizabeth Alexander
& the downgrading of poetry
(note the other 3 videos linked)

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Books to look forward to

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Rita Dove,
taking over the Washington Post’s
“Poet’s Choice” column

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Pam Brown
on Philip Mead’s Networked Language:
Culture & History in Australian Poetry

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The web sends U.S. poetry everywhere

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Past Simple is anything but

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James Purdy has died

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Keira Knightley on Dylan Thomas

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Welsh poetry on the London tube

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C.M. Mayo & Francisco Aragón
at the Library of Congress (MP3)

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A tribute to Jack Gilbert

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Agha Shahid Ali’s The Veiled Suite

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Darwin’s life in poetry
written by a descendant

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A call for submissions
for very short poems

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A more complete description
of the SUNY Buffalo
audio archive project

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Connoisseur Shakespeare

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A Bakhtin conference

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Talking with Kay Ryan

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Huxley library to UCLA

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Photos
from the massive Milwaukee marathon

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Google talks books

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Towns without newspapers are on the horizon

Newspapers are dying

Preserve local news

Social networking as a solution

The incredible shrinking media

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This week’s death-of-a-bookstore tale
is a Christian store in Virginia

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The MLA Handbook
no longer privileges print

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The Great Links Curriculum

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A variation on the “20 books” meme
from Scotland

& more

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Pinecones podcasts
(say that fast 3 times)

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March (Poetry) Madness

Serious March madness
(the only basketball team I’ll ever make)

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The Academy of American Poets
annual monstrosity

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Transcranial Poetics

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Louise DeSalvo, Fanny Howe & Abdella Taia

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Robert Pinsky
singing the praises
of Jbooks.com

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Our Magnificent Bastard Tongue

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Using Wikipedia to teach comp

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Michael Jackson:
“Children of the World, we’ll do it”

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Haiku consciousness

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Writer’s spaces

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Alicia Ostriker
on contemporary Hebrew poetry

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A Cheever bio

a vast inert pudding of a book

Over Cheevers

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A review of Elaine Showalter’s
history of women writers

Another by Katha Pollitt

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The “George Steiner problem

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The shortlist for the Scottish
Mortgage Investment Trust
Poetry Awards

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Bolaño, Kleinzahler, Herrera
win National Book Critics Circle awards

No women received awards at all

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Ronald Johnson’s elegy for Princess Di

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Yet another review of
Gooch’s Flannery

& another

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Talking with the former JT LeRoy

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Angelic Dynamo,
the magazine you edit yourself

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Raymond Chandler vs. LA

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Remembering John Leonard

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If novels could read

It’s really about characters

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Talking with Christian Wiman

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The poetry of Shaikh Mohammad

An Irish poet at the festival in Dubai

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Academic Earth :
video lectures & courses from
Berkeley, Harvard, MIT,
Princeton, Stanford & Yale

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Libraries thrive in a down economy

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Impact of the recession
on the arts (PDF)

More “starving artists” now

Who defends the arts?

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Art in America
on Futurism

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The postcards of Walker Evans

A review in The New Yorker

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Robert Frank:
from “ignored” to “National Treasure”

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The Rest is Noise

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Felix Bernstein’s Mildred Pierce

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Sally Silvers’ Yessified!

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Frank Gehry’s library

Another look by the same author

My favorite library
is by Rem Koolhaas

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Spam architecture

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Finding Lincoln’s fingerprint

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Philosophy & body-building

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What Tim Berners-Lee
is inventing now

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A tip of the baseball cap
to the emerging
Jacket 37

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