Tuesday, January 12, 2010

 

Louis Armand’s
Avant-Post:
The Avant-Garde Under “Post” Conditions

§

Talking with Amy King

§

The 2009 MLA Offsite reading
in 18 videos

§

Talking with Jennifer Scappettone

§

Aimé Césaire’s Soleil cou coupé

§

Hackers Attack Silliman’s Blog!”

Liu Xiaobo appeals sentence

Fighting for freedom of speech in Ireland

25 blasphemous quotes,
from Christ to Frank Zappa

& fighting for freedom of religion in Switzerland

§

Quietism speaks up!
Anis Shivani
on the sins of the post-avant

§

Brenda Iijima’s revv.you’ll – ution

§

Latina poets speak

§

On Lourdes Vazuez:
The Caribbean in Exile

§

Readings by Canadian writers

§

Talking with Mark Wallace

§

Book Bombs
for the homeless

§

The Lord of the Orchards,
a massive feature on the life & work of
Jonathan Williams,
has grown & grown
(&, hint, would make a great book)

Michael Lally on Jonathan Williams

§

Don Share on Ray DiPalma

§

Bob Perelman:
The Trouble with Genius

§

Notes on Conceptualisms,
the movie

Robert Smithson & Nancy Holt
in the original version

§

Talking with Niyi Osundare

§

Reading report:
Judith Goldman & Adam Pendleton

§

Kevin Killian on Leland Hickman

A reading of Tiresias @ the Poetry Project,
January 13
with Elaine Equi, Alan Gilbert, Pierre Joris,
Douglas A. Martin, Bill Mohr, Stephen Motika,
John Yau
, Marjorie Welish and more

“Against taxonomies

§

Greenland’s languages are endangered

§

Talking with Maysoon al-Eryani

§

A tiny reading by Graham Foust

§

The Middlemen:
How translators are boosting India’s writers

§

Critique vs. cruelty

§

Did Google steal Philip K. Dick’s ©
in naming its phone?

§

When Lulu decides to collaborate with your text …

Some of what you aren’t seeing (yet)
can be found here & here

§

Talking with Ange Mlinko

§

“Worst famous poem ever?”
Invictus

§

Big Bridge
in the Crescent City

§

Louis Zukofsky
& the Transformation of
a Modern American Poetics

§

“From Heuristic to Aleatory Procedures:
or, ‘Toward Writing the Accident’”
(reg. req.)

§

Talking with Matthew Zapruder

§

Yosano Akiko
& the Birth of the Female Voice
in Modern Japanese Poetry

§

Australia’s new TV show,
Bush Slam

§

Breyten Breytenbach’s
Voice Over:
A Nomadic Conversation with
Mahmoud Darwish

§

Hélène Cixous: Readings:
The Poetics of Blanchot, Joyce, Kafka, Kleist, Lispector & Tsvetayeva
(reg. req.)

§

Ed Baker’s
very first reading ever
is online

§

Responses to Ed SandersPoems for New Orleans

§

Who’s Beat?
(& how retro am I?)

§

Forgery bedevils Kerouac estate

§

Even Alanis Morissette
is writing a Kerouac book

§

Allen Ginsberg & the Harvard Psychedlic Club

Killing the Fifties

Patti Smith:
“Footnote to Howl”

Patti Smith:
Dream of Life
PBS website, with lots of extras

Ben Whishaw
on the Lucien Carr murder film

§

Enshrining the Venice West Café

§

Neeli Cherkovski on the Jane Crown Radio Show

§

Handmade books
from the streets of Argentina

§

Jillian Weise, cyborg poet

§

Dave Brink’s The Caveat Onus

Talking with Dave Brinks

§

Some illuminated,
illuminating texts

§

The program for this year’s
Louisville Conference

(PDF available)

§

Talking with Kirby Congdon

§

The Ecstatic Peace
Poetry Journal
reading & performance series
@ White Columns
320 W. 13th Street, NYC
has a most interesting lineup

§

The Oxford job is open again

§

John Gallaher
on brevity in Ashbery’s Planisphere

§

Alan Sondheim: Philosophy
(reg. req.)

§

John Jeffcock,
a war poet for our times

§

Bataille’s only known TV interview
(with English subtitles)

§

Before Your Very Eyes

§

Lydia Davis’ “The Cows,”
the movie

§

Karri Kokko
has been publishing
a chapbook of vispo
each day so far this year

§

Gerald L. Bruns:
On the Anarchy of Poetry & Philosophy:
A Guide for the Unruly
(reg. req.)

§

Joseph Mitchell’s
Joe Gould’s Secret

§

How to use an apostrophe

§

Millions Poets
is set to start its fourth season

§

Whom do you like to follow on Twitter?
(asked deep in the heart of Kansas)

§

David Gewanter’s War Bird

§

Aaron Belz’s
“30 Illegal Moves
in the Cloud-Shape Game”

§

Talking with Rob Winger

§

William Carlos Williams’
papers @ Yale

§

A new job for an urban library:
social worker

§

Andrew Motion on Frank O’Hara

On Elizabeth Bishop

On Alice Oswald

On Norman MacCaig

On Edward Thomas

Motion:
teachers fear poetry

§

Dino Buzzati’s Poem Strip

§

Joan Retallack:
The Poethical Wager

§

Can old books save Timbuktu?

§

Vera Pavlova on PBS Newshour

§

Here come the e-readers

A deluge of devices

E-readers kindle new options

What defines an e-reader?

Skiff:
the largest & thinnest of e-readers

Tablet is the new book”

e-readers at CES

e-readers with 2 screens

Even Lady Gaga can’t battle e-reader buzz

These toys may all be duds

§

Why doesn’t Game Change
change the publishing game?

§

What you can learn
from the most pirated e-book

§

Essentialism vs. socialization
of the feminine

Gender vs. sex

Reimagining the wedge

The Specter of Sex:
The Gendered Foundations
of Racial Formation
in the United States
(reg. req.)

§

Cynthia Haynes:
Arctic Virgins: Élecriture & the Semiotics
of Circumpolar Icon(o)graphé
(reg. req.)

Writing Offshore:
The Disappearing Coastline
of Composition Theory”
(reg. req.)

§

The “father” of Canadian literature

§

A Kuwaiti poet of reason

§

Tagmemic
for the Whole of Composition”
(reg. req.)

§

7 best online literary mags

§

Jonathan Lethem’s Brooklyn

§

Lewis MacAdams
on Orhan Pamuk’s LA

The Museum of Innocence

§

A poetry calendar

§

Chesterton’s world
& what’s wrong with it

§

Like the old Ithaca House Press,
a college publisher run by students

§

New Orleans:
Surre(gion)al City

§

The bicentennial of the death of
Mir Taqi Mir

§

The Collected Essays of Robert Creeley

§

Remembering Dennis Brutus

§

Singular Women:
Writing the Artist

§

Mark Bernstein:
“On Hypertext Narrative”

Shadows in the Cave:
Hypertext Transformations”

§

There is no “raw” material

§

Reading Eminescu in India

§

Jerry Ward’s The Katrina Papers

§

One of Issa’s strangest books,
Richard Lewis’ Of This World

§

Christopher Beach:
The ABC of Influence

§

A profile of Muztar Majaz

§

Bill Griffiths:
A History of the Solar System

§

Michael Lally
on making lists in the brain

§

The Creeley tag in tumblr

&, natch, the Ron Silliman tag

§

Green Apple’s 2009 best seller list

§

Year’s “9 best” small press books

§

Granary Books at Ohio State

§

Ferlinghetti in ’66:
no place to go but in,
India

§

T.V. Reed:
Fifteen Jugglers, Five Believers:

Literary Politics and the Poetics
of American Social Movements

§

The MasterWriter demo

§

Talking with Michael Turner

§

A history of the memoir

§

Words without Borders:
International flash fiction issue

§

Poetry machine

§

Helen Losse on the Jane Crown Poetry Show

§

Paul Pines’
Last Call at the Tin Palace

§

Sending off the archives

§

Garrett Stewart’s
Reading Voices:
Literature & the Phonotext

§

Gébé’s “Letter to Survivors”
(A graphic short fiction)

§

John D’Agata’s
Lost Origins of the Essay

§

Francisco Aragón
receives national Latino literary award

§

Plus a prize for
Michelle A. Peñaloza

Butiki

§

Jeffrey Knapp’s
Empire Nowhere:
England, America,
& Literature from Utopia to the Tempest

§

Conrad DiDiodato
reading with the dead

§

The anagram poems of Mike Smith

§

Border poets collaborate for peace

§

Shovel-ready words
that deserve to be unfriended

§

Serge Gavronsky’s
Toward a New Poetics:

Contemporary Writing in France

§

Don’t fear the e-reader

§

Ty Miller’s Late Modernism:
Politics, Fiction, & the Arts Between the World Wars

§

The MLA job market:
it ain’t personal

§

Timothy Murphy’s
Wising Up the Marks:
The Amodern
(sic) William Burroughs

§

Talking with Jacob McArthur Mooney

§

Donald Wesling’s
The Chances of Rhyme:
Device & Modernity

§

A death-of-a-bookstore tale
from Winnipeg

§

But Black Oak is back!

§

Holiday booksales down at B&N:
is it a trend?

§

The supermarket & the indie bookshop

§

The role of browsing
in the museum called
City Lights

§

How to Save Journalism

Ted Cornwell’s

§

Wai-Lim Yip’s
Diffusion of Distances:
Dialogues Between Chinese & Western Poetics

§

The ghost of WG Sebald

§

Contemporary Fiction
& the Ethics of Modern Culture

(reg. req.)

§

Talking with John Sinclair

§

35 years of Lake Wobegon jokes

§

Christopher Reid
on winning the Costa Award

§

Iman Moradi: GLTCH Aesthetics

§

Deconstructing
Romeo & Juliet

§

Talking with Jonathan Ball

§

Sheila Delany’s
The Naked Text:
Chaucer’s Legend of Good Women

Marshall Leicester’s
The Disenchanted Self:
Representing the Subject in the Canterbury Tales

§

Kristeva on Bakhtin
(reg. req.)

§

A lesson plan
on the perception of time

§

Virgil’s Georgics

§

The lives of Montaigne

Montaigne’s message:
go with the flow

§

Financial Lives of the Poets

§

Reading & emotional intelligence

§

The pickup artist poem

§

Susan Howe & David Grubbs
on collaboration

§

In Youth is Pleasure

§

Skip Fox’s For To

§

Mary Swander,
Iowa’s Poet Laureate

§

Walter Bargen
reflects on term
as Missouri laureate

§

Charles Bernstein’s
American Poetry After 1975

§

Honoring Richard Wilbur in Key West

§

Leslie Heywood’s
Dedication to Hunger:
The Anorexic Aesthetic in Modern Culture

§

Kate Zambreno’s
“Consciousness is a Surface:
Literary Style Icons”

That’s What Makes It Art, Bitch

§

A UK TV book club

§

Talking with Joseph Briggs

§

Jeffrey Segall’s
Joyce in America

Maria Tymoczko’s
The Irish Ulysses

§

Fiction dominates
TLS translation prizes

§

In Vietnam,
foreigners “lap up” translations

§

Andrei Biely:
Glossolalia
(reg. req.)

§

Ben Okri has a poem emerging on Twitter

§

Marta Ester Sáchez’
Contemporary Chicana Poetry

§

Bayly & Bolaño
top Latin American book market
for 2010

Nazi Literature in the Americas

§

Thomas de Quincy,
“odious little creep”

§

Talking with Bill Zavatsky

§

Sarkozy & Camus: WTF?

§

Talking with James Ellroy

§

Bakhtin: Speech Genres
(reg. req.)

§

How to save newspapers
(with a hint from PETA)

§

Understanding New Media
(reg. req.)

Visual Digital Culture
(reg. req.)

Digital Media Revisited
(reg. req.)

§

Merleau-Ponty:
Sense and Non-Sense
(reg. req.)

§

Talking with Daniel Nester

§

Serious creative writing

§

Male Writers Go Limp

Katie Roiphe condensed

Prose of the mid-century emo-boys

Wuss 1.0

§

Judith Bernstein’s phalluses revealed

§

Meiling Cheng’s
In Other Los Angeleses:
Multicentric Performance Art

§

Dore Ashton’s
A Critical Study of Philip Guston

§

Olmec sculpture coming to LA

§

Bill Lavender’s collabs
with visual artists

William Allegrezza on Bill Lavender

§

Unpacking Duchamp

The Private Worlds of Marcel Duchamp

Popular precedents to Duchamp

§

Rene Magritte image collection
(reg. req.)

§

Andre Breton:
Manifesto of Surrealism
(reg. req.)

§

Each year Apex Art
(in NYC’s Tribeca)
has two “unsolocited exhibitions” --
here’s how to apply

§

Michael Lally on
East of West LA

East of West LA website

With blurbs from Lewis MacAdams & Phil Jackson

§

Linh Dinh & Peter van Agtmael
have an exchange
on use vs. exploitation
in war photography
after Linh is interviewed by Scott Bloemker

§

Walter Benjamin & the aura of photography
(reg. req.)

§

“The Lolita Complex in the work of Jock Sturges

§

Nat Finkelstein,
Warhol’s court photographer

Is James Franco the next Warhol?

§

Bill Berkson & Molly Springfield:
“Dear Molly Proust”

§

California Modernist Art 1900 – 1950

§

Sean Cubitt:
The Cinema Effect
(reg. req.)

§

Cormac McCarthy’s reaction
to the film of The Road

§

James Wagner & Thom Donovan
on violence in the cinema

§

Pocahontas = Neytiri

§

William Wees’
Light Moving in Times:
Studies in the Visual Aesthetics
of Avant-Garde Film

Mikhail Iampolski’s
The Memory of Tiresias:
Intertextuality and Film

Philip Kubelski’s
The Persistence of Memory:
Organism, Myth, Text

§

Is Sherlock Holmes gay?

Holmes the amorphous

§

Talking with Ralph Bakshi

§

Animation 100 years ago:
Little Nemo: Watch Me Move

§

The ten most-produced plays in America

§

Behind the Postmodern Façade:
Architectural Change in Late Twentieth-Century America

§

Rockpile on the road

§

Yoko Ono
autobio
due in 2015

§

NY Times obit for
Lhasa de Sela

§

Erik Satie’s
Complete Works for Piano
performed by Aldo Ciccolini

§

Vijay Iyer profiled in the Hindustan Times

§

Boulez’s “gentle roar”

§

2 very different
Dylan projects

Talking with Nina Goss
about Montague Street

§

NEA survey
on public participation in the arts
(Only 8.3% of Americans read poetry in ’08,
down from 12.1% in 2002)

§

Two Gentlemen of Lebowski

§

Carl Kassell signs off Morning Edition

§

Refried Elvis:
The Rise of the Mexican Counterculture

§

Architect of the Monkeemobile

Lyrics to “Little GTO

§

Pleasure, scarcity
& website addiction

§

The Collapse of Philosophy
& Its Rebirth

(reg. req.)

§

John Gallaher’s thoughts while reading

§

Reading The Principles of Uncertainty

§

Is the net changing how you think?

§

Paul Rabinow essay collection
(reg. req.)

§

Peter Burns:
Introduction to Tourism & Anthropology
(reg. req.)

§

The Levinas Reader
(reg. req.)

§

Critical theory arrives at B-school

§

Žižek’s apocalypse

The Parallax View
(reg. req.)

§

Google is good
for the study of history

§

Don De Lillo:
“In the Ruins of the Future”
(reg. req.)

§

You Are Not a Gadget

Short profile of Jaron Lanier

§

Bourdieu’s Politics
(reg. req.)

Labels:





<< Home

This page is powered by Blogger. Isn't yours?