Charles Bernstein

Matvei Yankelevich on Close Listening June 8, 2012

Close Listening program #1:
complete program  (27:44): MP3
Singles: Matvei Yankelevich reads
from Alpha Donut (United Artists, 2012) (8:33): MP3
from a new poem "Some Worlds for Dr. Vogt" (16:36): MP3

Close Listening program #2, a conversation with Charles Bernstein
(58:51): MP3
Matvei Yankelevich talks about "Some Words for Dr. Vogt," his grandmother Yelenna Bonner and growing up in an American center of Soviet dissidence, the relation of Soviet samizdat and small press publishing in North America, the formation and operation of Ugly Duckling Presse, the importance of book design, Russian poets of the modernist period and of the 1920s, and 1930, wih special reference to Daniel Kharms and Alexander Vvedensky, and the translation into English of contemporary Russian poets, including Dmitri Prigov and Lev Rubinstein.

Christopher Sawyer-Laucanno, "'Courage to Be Courageous': The Last Works and Days of Gertrude Stein"

Also: Renate Stendahl on the witch hunt

Two essays have been added to the Gertrude Stein war years dossier:

Christopher Sawyer-Laucanno, “‘Courage to Be Courageous’: The Last Works and Days of Gertrude Stein,”  from The Continual Pilgrimage: American Writers in Paris, 1944–1960 (1992). Thanks for the author for letting us include this chapter of his book.

Poetics@, ed. Joel Kuszai: EPC Library epub edition

Poetics List book from Roof, 1999

POETICS@
conversations from the first years of the Poetics List
Edited by Joel Kuszai
Preface by Charles Bernstein
(Roof Books, 1999)
new from EPC Digital Library
epub (e-book format), mobi (Kindle), pdf

Brian Reed and Harryete Mullen: new essay collections from University of Alabama Press

20 percent discount on all series tiles

Use discount code: MCP when ordering. Orders from MCP series are eligible for free shipping.