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Erin Mouré

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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