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PoemTalk Podcast #132, Discussing G. Maria Hindmarch's "Kitsilano (1963-1969)"

Listen to the complete recording and read program notes for the episode at Jacket2.

Close Listening with Charles Bernstein, February 21, 2010

Recorded at The Banff Center as part of "IN(TER)VENTIONS: Literary Practice At The Edge," with thanks to Steven Smith and engineer Piper Payne.

  • Program One: reading from 0 Resplandor (22:54): MP3
    1. Introduction (0:44): MP3
    2. Dear Valentine (0:43): MP3
    3. Initial Elegy (2:50): MP3
    4. Sovereign (0:37): MP3
    5. Cronica Six (3:02): MP3
    6. The Dreamy One (2:49): MP3
    7. Undrastically (0:51): MP3
    8. Agitated Elegy (4:59): MP3
    9. "break simply with grief's cane" (1:06): MP3
    10. Key to Reading (0:28): MP3
    11. this poem is a monstrosity... (0:15): MP3
    12. Great Southern Cross (0:39): MP3
    13. Tropic (0:38): MP3
    14. Wing (0:23): MP3
    15. a poem now to be assembled in any order... (0:34): MP3
    16. (we travellers of... (0:18): MP3
    17. Living Proof (original) (0:50): MP3

  • Program Two: conversation with Charles Bernstein (25:42): MP3
    1. Introduction (1:01): MP3
    2. on The Nichita Stanescu Translations by Elisa Sampedrin and The Paul Celan Translations by Erin Moure (5:23): MP3
    3. on reading, translation, and multilingual poetry (7:07): MP3
    4. on her identity as a Canadian and living in Montreal (2:05): MP3
    5. on her literary influences and affinities (2:09): MP3
    6. on the importance of identity and nationality in reading a poem (2:36): MP3
    7. on performance, reading, and embodiment (2:49): MP3
    8. on how sound as a texture operates in her work (1:49): MP3

PennSound Podcast #41 - Erin Mouré at Belladonna*'s "hot texts" event (23:03) MP3


Translation of Paraguayan Sea by the Brazilian Wilson Bueno, Berl's Books, Brooklyn, New York, October 26, 2017

Complete Recording (35:21): MP3

Belladonna* Reading Series: HOT TEXTS, The Way Station, Brooklyn, February 20, 2012

  1. introduction by Emily Skillings (3:02): MP3
  2. from Cronica One [from O Resplandor] (3:25): MP3
  3. Living Proof [from O Resplandor] (0:52): MP3
  4. Evocation [from O Resplandor] (0:39): MP3
  5. Dear Valentine [from O Resplandor] (0:29): MP3
  6. Agitated Elegy [from O Resplandor] (5:24): MP3
  7. from The Unmemntioable (8:32): MP3
Complete reading (21:35): MP3

At The Kootenay School of Writing, Vancouver, 2007

  • Reading on February 17, 2007 Part 1 (18:04): MP3
  • Reading on February 17, 2007 Part 2 (29:59): MP3
  • Reading on February 17, 2007 Part 3 (51:08): MP3
  • Full Reading on February 17, 2007 (1:00:52): MP3
    1. Introduction to O Cidadan (3:01): MP3
    2. Document 15 [from O Cidadan] (2:55): MP3
    3. Document 16 [from O Cidadan] (1:10): MP3
    4. Hazard Non [from O Cidadan] (0:56): MP3
    5. Georgette [from O Cidadan] (0:31): MP3
    6. Document 17 [from O Cidadan] (1:22): MP3
    7. Discussion of O Cidadan and its relation to the discourse of terrorism (3:38): MP3
    8. Introduction to Little Theatres (1:26):MP3
    9. Homenaxe ao mineral basico de borscht (Galetian) [from Little Theatres] (0:48): MP3
    10. Homage to the Basic Mineral of Borscht (English) [from Little Theatres] (0:52): MP3
    11. Homenaxe ao mineral do repolo (Galetian) [from Little Theatres] (1:15): MP3
    12. Homage to the Mineral of Cabbage (English) [from Little Theatres] (1:04): MP3
    13. Homenaxe a potencia da pataka (Galetian) [from Little Theatres] (2:07): MP3
    14. Homage to the Force of the Potato (English) [from Little Theatres] (0:44): MP3
    15. Theorist of Little Theaters (quote) [from Little Theatres] (1:14): MP3
    16. Theatre of the Green Leira [from Little Theatres] (1:17): MP3
    17. Theatre of the Stones that Ran [from Little Theatres] (1:36): MP3
    18. Quotes by Elisa Sampedrin [from Little Theatres] (2:08): MP3
    19. Symmetry from Little Theatres (1:07): MP3
    20. Introduction to O Cadoiro (5:02): MP3
    21. “The world is not a home I can swear allegiance to…” [from O Cadoiro] (0:25): MP3
    22. “Mother, keep me from going to San Servando…” [from O Cadoiro] (0:49): MP3
    23. “If I see the Ocean…” [from O Cadoiro] (1:04): MP3
    24. “I’m not pleading any threat of love until I see you…” [from O Cadoiro] (0:29): MP3
    25. “That day I lost your ring in the green pine…” [from O Cadoiro] (2:10): MP3
    26. “I go my beauty to serve the king...” [from O Cadoiro] (1:27): MP3
    27. Become the Spectral Subject [from O Cadoiro] (2:06): MP3
    28. The Dreamy One (5:06): MP3
    29. On identity politics and literary criticism (7:33): MP3
    30. On the English language as porous (6:23): MP3
    31. On notions of noise and access (6:45): MP3
    32. On poetic form and prosthesis (6:00): MP3
    33. On taking on another identity in Little Theaters (6:05): MP3
    34. On the concept of language as theatrical stagings, on dominant discourse (11:55): MP3
    35. On passages from O Cidadan (6:22): MP3

At The Kootenay School of Writing, Vancouver, 1986

Reading at The Split/Shift Colloquium on August 22, 1986 (35:49): MP3

  1. Bliss (1:44): MP3
  2. Leanore (2:05): MP3
  3. Sentences (2:32): MP3
  4. Woman at Chapel (1:44): MP3
  5. In the Present (1:58): MP3
  6. Happiness (2:07): MP3
  7. Rye and Pickerel (2:13): MP3
  8. Lions (2:10): MP3
  9. Lunge (3:07): MP3
  10. Groceries (1:30): MP3
  11. Some of the Women (3:04): MP3
  12. Including Myself (2:47): MP3
  13. The Curious (7:36): MP3

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