Charles Bernstein

Celebrating Stein in Paris

Gertrude Stein and the Arts  conference
part of the Matisse, Cézanne, Picasso... L’aventure des Stein 
at the Grand Palais in Paris
(same as the "Stein Collects" at SF MoMA) & also coming to the the Met (in NY).

TLS on Susan Howe and Rae Armantrout

David Wheatley, Nobody can bear to watch

TLS
23 September 2011

Susan Howe THAT THIS 112pp. New Directions
Rae Armantrout MONEY SHOT 92pp. Wesleyan University Press

Frank Samperi: Three Books

E-books from PEPC Library

Three books by Frank Samperi: pdf e-books from PEPC library, ©2011 the Samperi Estate and Claudia Samperi-Warren. With thanks to Claudia Samperi-Warren for making them available to PEPC.

The Prefiguration (1971)
Lumen Gloriae (1973)
Day (1998) (transcribed posthumously from 1970 notebook)

From the bio note in Day: Frank Samperi was born in Brooklyn, New York, in 1933. Discovered by poet Louis Zukofsky, his first poems were published in the early 1960’s. Through study of Aquinas, Aristotle, Dante and the Hindu Vedantist, Shankaracarya, Samperi created a body of work that was a unique exploration of the ability of language to exist in a pure musicality apart from thingly reference. “Frank’s work was truly abstract, truly resisted the things of the world and boasted rather the refining fire of the spirit,” said Robert Kelly. In his lifetime, he published 20 collections of poetry.

Wiki page with bibliography.

Occupy Wall Street: on location Oct. 5, 2011

video/photos by Drew Gardner

In utopia, we won't occupy Wall Street, we are Wall Street.

Raphael Rubinstein on Susan Bee

Art in America Oct. 2011