Charles Bernstein

CFP: “Innovative Poetries – Innovations in Poetry”: University of Łódź (Poland)

 

 

 

 

 Call for Papers: “Innovative Poetries – Innovations in Poetry”: Department of American Literature, University of Łódź (Poland): September 29-30, 2016

Julie Patton on Close Listening

© 2016 Charles Bernstein / PennSound

Program one, reading (39:57): MP3
Program two, conversation with Charles Bernstein (45:29): MP3

On Program one, Julie Patton reads, performs and rips  "Car Tune," "Using Blue to Get Black," "Scribbling thru the Times,"  and "Notes for Sum (Nominally) Awake."

The swerve of verse: Lucretius' 'Of Things' Nature' and the necessity of poetic form

In a review of the superb Ronald Melville translation of Lucretius's De Rerum Natura (I offer here a new translation of the title: Of Things' Nature), Richard Jenkyns gives an explanation of why this work was written in verse. (He repeats this explanation in his introduction to Alicia Stalling's 2007 translation.):

Pitch of Poetry

cover photo by Lawrence Schwartzwald

University of Chicago Press, Spring 2016 (352 pages |  6 x 9) 

Praised in recent years as a “calculating, improvisatory, essential poet” by Daisy Fried in the New York Times, Charles Bernstein is a leading voice in American literary theory. Pitch of Poetry is his irreverent guide to modernist and contemporary poetics."

Maxwell Clark's +|+ at EPC Digital Library

I am pleased to announce the release of the third volume of Maxwell Clark's poetry published by the EPC Digital Library. Read the pdf here.