Tag Archives: Anne Waldman

Modern and Contemporary American Poetry

This past Fall I had the opportunity to participate in one of the largest poetry experiments in history. The University of Pennsylvania staged a Massive Open Online Course (MOOC) on Modern and Contemporary American Poetry. Capably guided by Al Filries, … Continue reading

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Repeat After Me: Working with Repetition (Living Room, Tuesday 5.22.12 7P)

From Anthony Warnke: As I’ve begun to read Gertrude Stein in depth for the first time and reflect on some of my own favorite poetry, I have become increasingly aware of the power of repetition. Sometimes, it seems, the right … Continue reading

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Good Haibun/Bad Haibun Mayday Living Room

We’ll celebrate Mayday by working on an ancient Japanese form that’s gained steam since Jack Kerouac and Gary Snyder started their experiments in the 50s. We’ll look at Anne Waldman and Andrew Schelling’s more contemporary approaches and Sam Hamill’s translations … Continue reading

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Tuesday April 10 Living Room 7P Repetition 7P Living Room Tuesday April 10

The Strangeness of Repetition “It is very like a frog hopping he cannot ever hop exactly the same distance of the same way of hopping at every hop. A bird’s singing is perhaps the nearest thing to repetition but if … Continue reading

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