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David Bromige

A Tribute to David Bromige, produced by Katherine Hastings, KRCB-FM, Rohnert Park, CA, August 26, 2009

  1. Introduction by Katherine Hastings (10:08): MP3
  2. from The Harbormaster of Hong Kong (3:29): MP3
  3. "Sonnet" from Tight Corners & What's Around Them (0:46): MP3
  4. Jack Foley reading "Often to a Cafe" (1:31): MP3
  5. from My Poetry (5:12): MP3
  6. Vulnerable Bundles #92 (4:48): MP3
  7. Our Tongues (2:31): MP3
  8. Katherine Hastings reading from Bill Vartnaw's reflections (4:40): MP3
  9. David Bromige and Richard Denner reading from Spade (10:28): MP3
  10. Canto 54 (4:48): MP3
  11. Cecelia Bromige reading "Able to Describe the Verses" (2:24): MP3
  12. Cecelia Bromige reading "Revolving Door" (1:30): MP3
  13. Margaret Bromige reading "Abstract" (1:02): MP3
  14. Cecelia Bromige reading "Still There" (1:08): MP3
  15. Margaret Bromige singing "My Funny Valentine" (1:13): MP3
  16. Conclusion (2:33): MP3

Complete Recording (58:17): MP3

Reading and Discussion for Heatstrings with Michael Davidson at Loyola Marymount University, Los Angeles, April 23-24, 1998

Complete Reading (43:08): MP3

  1. Introduction by A.L. Nielsen (3:20): MP3

  2. from Desire:
  3. The Romance of the Automobile (1:52): MP3
  4. The Art of Capitalsim (0:48): MP3

  5. from Tiny Courts in a World Without Scales:
  6. Community Leaders (1:49): MP3
  7. Manana from Heaven (1:48): MP3
  8. But One Dimension (1:18): MP3

  9. from T as in Tether:
  10. One (1:03): MP3
  11. Two (0:18): MP3
  12. Three (0:38): MP3
  13. Four (0:39): MP3
  14. Five (0:52): MP3

  15. from "Initializing," "Establishing," and "Authenticizing":
  16. Opening Comments (2:15): MP3
  17. Initializing 2: To A Drawing Board (0:54): MP3
  18. Initializing 7.5 Time Out (1:28): MP3
  19. Establishing 3: A Location (2:00): MP3
  20. Establishing 6: Not Myself Tonight (1:03): MP3
  21. Establishing 11: A Spill (1:41): MP3
  22. Establishing 12: E is for Elephant (1:11): MP3
  23. Comments on Ganesha (1:01): MP3
  24. Establishing 13: While You Were Out (1:26): MP3
  25. Authenticizing 5: They Gain Control of My Time (1:55): MP3
  26. Authenticizing 13 (1:58): MP3

  27. from Not Saying Enough for the Death Penalty (2:10): MP3
  28. Apology as Explanation (1:41): MP3
  29. The Dream of Rod Stewart (1:53): MP3
  30. I Never Write Couplets (3:37): MP3

Complete Discussion (1:21:73): MP3

MLA Poetry Reading, with Leslie Scalapino and Lyn Hejinian, 1998

complete recording (1:06:36): MP3

PhillyTalks episode #1 with Laura Moriarty - October 31, 1997

  1. T as in Tether (3:14) MP3
  2. The Signifier Known as George Bowering (1:08) MP3
  3. Untitled (1:05) MP3
  4. Vulnerable Bundles Number Ninety Two (4:35) MP3
  5. Voracious Orifice I Cannot Express (5:34) MP3
  6. Excerpts from Initializing (4:56) MP3
  7. Excerpts from Establishing (4:33) MP3
  8. Excerpts from Authenticizing (1:45) MP3
  9. Another Refusal to Mourn (3:30) MP3
  10. Prose Intermission (5:11) MP3
  • Complete Discussion (1:12:35) MP3
  • Complete Recording (1:56:47) MP3

The text of this program is available as PDF here.

5 Love Poems of Admonition, radio show on KRCB (North Bay, CA), July 1, 1996

  • complete recording (52:34): MP3

Seminar at SUNY Buffalo, January 30, 1992

  1. typicality and particularity (6:20): MP3
  2. consciousness and habit (3:12): MP3
  3. two kinds of invisibility and what breaks through the boundary (3:16): MP3
  4. making strange (8:41): MP3
  5. understandability, a literature of what is outstanding, and waking up habits (5:57): MP3
  6. certainty and ambiguity in literature (2:10): MP3
  7. disruptions, surprises, and mistakes in texts (8:27): MP3
  8. anomalous words in lists from Karen Gordon's The Transitive Vampire (6:20): MP3
  9. surprise and confusion in Alice Munro's "Wild Swans" (11:26): MP3
  10. prose style in Thomas Hardy's Tess of the d'Urbervilles (7:18): MP3
  11. discussing Cydney Chadwick's "Enemy Clothing" (9:58): MP3
  12. discussing Cyra McFadden's "The Serial" (5:01): MP3
  13. maps and dialect representation (6:54): MP3
  14. voyeurism and fantasy in prose (1:19): MP3
  15. Thomas Hardy's writing (2:49): MP3
  16. discussing the "T" section in Red Hats (15:47): MP3
  17. digression in literature (15:32): MP3
  18. discussing "Hieratics (7:19): MP3
Complete recording (2:08:06): MP3

Reading at SUNY Buffalo, January 29, 1992

  1. Epigraph from Desire (translation from Nietzsche's The Joyful Wisdom) (1:29): MP3
  2. The Art of Capitalism (1:07): MP3
  3. The states supplanted gold (0:41): MP3
  4. Community leaders (0:19): MP3
  5. Kafka (0:28): MP3
  6. Giant redwoods (0:34): MP3
  7. Reality, of continuing interest (0:19): MP3
  8. She wore white lipstick (0:14): MP3
  9. Civ = blab (0:24): MP3
  10. Ex catheter (0:25): MP3
  11. Fiction of neutralized culture (0:21): MP3
  12. Seated at the organ (groan), for Robert Grenier (0:38): MP3
  13. These days the students demand to be tested (0:41): MP3
  14. Song: Brilliantly inventive, for opal nations (1:10): MP3
  15. Feeling for the blind, for Michael Palmer (0:57): MP3
  16. Vehicle (0:17): MP3
  17. Manana from heaven (0:19): MP3
  18. One (0:18): MP3
  19. Zither music (1:02): MP3
  20. Open wide (0:35): MP3
  21. The fate of presence in our time (0:25): MP3
  22. The poet strolls at evening by the river, for Tom Sharp (0:35): MP3
  23. Associations (0:25): MP3
  24. The referents' lair, for George Bowering (0:46): MP3
  25. Soyez raisonnable (0:48): MP3
  26. Don't drool when you say lot-split (0:46): MP3
  27. Scum to sun (0:32): MP3
  28. Tubal legislature (0:30): MP3
  29. Book ends (0:16): MP3
  30. Clearings in the throat, for Anselm Hollo (1:09): MP3
  31. The poet (0:46): MP3
  32. Clocks, for Cecelia Belle (0:26): MP3
  33. Ancient riff (0:47): MP3
  34. Art as revenge/revenue (0:59): MP3
  35. Might be right, for Samuel Brittan (2:12): MP3
  36. P.g., or, a Canadian narrative, for Barry McKinnon (1:00): MP3
  37. Meanwhile (1:20): MP3
  38. Orphic (0:34): MP3
  39. Trance ending (0:28): MP3
  40. Male order brides, for Michael Davidson (1:19): MP3
  41. Voice (0:18): MP3
  42. Prophetic soul mode (0:38): MP3
  43. Da capo (1:01): MP3
  44. Good god! you, here? (0:31): MP3
  45. Obligatory poem of the perspicacious child, for Robert Creeley (0:14): MP3
  46. On going on, for Cydney Chadwick (1:14): MP3
  47. Personal (1) (0:33): MP3
  48. Personal (too) (0:19): MP3
  49. So, a poetry of immediacy (0:23): MP3
  50. Confidence (0:31): MP3
  51. But one dimension (1:00): MP3
  52. Where we came in (0:48): MP3
Complete reading (39:51): MP3

Memorial Reading for Robert Duncan, San Jose State University, Incognito Lounge, November 1990

  • complete reading (17:31): MP3

Appearing on A.L. Nielsen's Incognito Lounge, UC Berkeley, May 23, 1989

  • complete recording (22:13): MP3

Interviewing Stephen Ratcliffe, San Francisco State University, April 30, 1987

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Discussion with Robert Grenier, May 7, 1986

complete discussion (1:35:33): MP3

Ear Inn, New York - October 5, 1985

  • Introduction (1:46): MP3
  • UC of You See (part 1) (12:44): MP3
  • UC of You See (part 2) (9:03): MP3
  • Geographist's History (19:08) MP3

St. Mark's Talks, October 4, 1985