A review of/reflection on 'Help' by Claudia Rankine
Covival, not just survival.
There are many chairs and no tables in this depressingly uplifting play, Help, which is about a new table we need right NOW, “NOW that is the ‘n-word,’” as the play says: a kind of roundtable, virtual and actual, where we can all sit around to talk “us,” cohabitus, especially the souls of White folks.
Breaking Through: TV interview show with Charles Bernstein & Ian Probstein
host: WJ. O'Reilly
These excerpts are from a 50-minute interview with Charles Bernstein and Ian Probstein on Breaking Through, with W.J. O'Reilly, on eGarage.TV, June 17, 2011.
Full episode here
From Attack of the Difficult Poems: Essays and Inventions
"The Difficult Poem" (excerpt)