Charles Bernstein

A Common Strangeness: Contemporary Poetry, Cross-Cultural Encounter, Contemporary Literature by Jacob Edmond

just out from Fordham University Press

Introduction I
I. Yang Lian and the FLlneur in Exile 15
2. Arkadii Dragomoshchenko and Poetic Correspondences 44
3. Lyn Hejinian and Russian Estrangement 72
4. Bei Dao and World Literature 95
5. Dmitri Prigov and Cross-Cultural Conceptualism 125
6. Charles Bernstein and Broken English 164
Conclusion 193

Nostradamus, tr. and intro. Richard Sieburth

READ ALL ABOUT IT: Prophesy –– astrology –– verse –– clairvoyance –– sophism ­­–– eschatology –– apocalypticism –– magic  –– obscurity ­­–– divination –– enigma ––opacity –– mysticism –– grotesqueries –– the mother of all ambiguity ­­–– vatic –– visionary –– violent. The avant-garde occult classic The Prophesies of Nostradamus has found its ideal translator in Richard Sieburth and Sieburth and Stéphane Gerson have provided superb introductions and notes.

Video portraits series 10: Gizzi, Willis, Andrews, Vicuna, Raworth, Tranter


Peter & the Analogue World: Peter Gizzi
Liz's Hair: Elizabeth Willis
John's Trp: John Tranter
Bruce's War: Bruce Andrews
Cecilia: Dancing the Lines: Cecilia Vicuña
Tom: The Night the Lights Went On: Tom Raworth

Series 10 at PennSound