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New Poetics Colloquium at the Kootenay School of Writing

Bruce Andrews

Reading from I Guess Work The Time Up, August 21, 1985

Complete recording (25:13): MP3

Reading from Shut Up & Total Equals What & Discussion, August 22, 1985

  1. Introduction (1:39): MP3
  2. Blab Mind, Blab Body (4:17): MP3
  3. I, Who Prow Drugs, Be (4:52): MP3
  4. If Pods Could Talk (5:17): MP3
  5. Oh, Glaze Me Big (5:24): MP3
  6. Talk on Poetics and Politics (20:18): MP3
  7. Q & A (23:02): MP3

Complete recording (1:05:28): MP3

Charles Bernstein

Reading on August 24th, 1985

  1. Being a Statement on Poetics (3:16): MP3
  2. The Voyage of Life Has an Epigraph (2:01): MP3
  3. We Sell Ice Picks, Don't We (1:13): MP3
  4. The Harbor of Illusion (1:12): MP3
  5. Pockets of Lime (10:25): MP3
  6. Memory of Power (5:01): MP3
  7. Varity and Postmodernism (1:16): MP3

Complete recording (25:37): MP3

Talk on ÔÇťArtifice of Absorption": The prototype for the final poem-in-verse on August 25th, 1985

Complete recording (45:02): MP3

George Bowering

Reading from Delayed Mercy on August 24, 1985

  1. Introduction (1:16): MP3
  2. French Something In The Oven (1:03): MP3
  3. Down In The Trees (1:03): MP3
  4. Not An Equinox (1:04): MP3
  5. Gross Herbs (0:59): MP3
  6. A Swing In The Rain (1:10): MP3
  7. Brown Socks In Bed (1:05): MP3
  8. Gention Colored Frock (1:20): MP3
  9. Down Long Black Stems (1:05): MP3
  10. Brown Cup Dirty Glasses (1:28): MP3
  11. Bushy Considerations (1:02): MP3
  12. Kites in the Water (0:55): MP3
  13. The Right Horse (0:55): MP3
  14. 49 Flags (0:50): MP3
  15. The Landing (0:44): MP3
  16. Tie Rope (0:52): MP3
  17. Fender Paint (0:51): MP3
  18. Reckoning Right (0:49): MP3
  19. Soft Gums (1:07): MP3
  20. Circular Fences (1:19): MP3

Complete Recording (22:40): MP3

Nicole Brossard

Reading on August 22, 1985

  1. Introduction (0:16): MP3
  2. Poem (titled in French) (0:12): MP3
  3. Poem (titled in French) (0:21): MP3
  4. From Jon (1:51): MP3
  5. Poem (titled in French) (0:30): MP3
  6. Poem (titled in French) (0:48): MP3
  7. On white space (3:54): MP3
  8. On framing (0:40): MP3
  9. Poem (1:45): MP3
  10. Gail Scott reading "The Temptation" (5:34): MP3
  11. Certian Words (6:57): MP3

Complete Recording 23:40): MP3

Talk & Discussion on August 23, 1985

Complete recording (1:25:31): MP3

Jeff Derksen

Reading False Therefore & Wrists on August 24, 1985

Complete recording (16:31): MP3

Michael Gay

Talk and Discussion on modernity August 24, 1985

  1. Introduction (4:10): MP3
  2. Opening Statement (4:54): MP3
  3. Mary Cervasse Told Me So (5:45): MP3
  4. Poem (titled in French) (2:38): MP3
  5. Dissapointing Words (2:12): MP3
  6. Discussing the meaning of words (1:26): MP3
  7. Ready Mades (3:07): MP3
  8. Poem (titled in French) (2:09): MP3
  9. Discussion of Poem (10:24): MP3
  10. Untitled (0:37): MP3
  11. Discussion of Modernity (5:22): MP3
  12. Audience Q&A (39:21): MP3

Complete recording (1:22:89): MP3

Barbara Einzig

Reading "Clearing" & Other Poems on August 21, 1985

  1. Introduction (0:29): MP3
  2. Clearing (3:07): MP3
  3. Anxiety of the Goalie (4:04): MP3
  4. A World of Action Is A World Of Stones (3:14): MP3
  5. From When In Awe (8:02): MP3
  6. Changed into The Cold (4:08): MP3

Complete recording (24:38): MP3

Reading "Composition in an Even Tone" & Discussion on August 22, 1985

  1. Composition of an Even Tone (14:18): MP3
  2. Situation (26:06): MP3
  3. Q & A (36:26): MP3

Complete recording (1:17:24): MP3

Gerry Gilbert

Reading "Lack Dissolve" on August 22, 1985

  1. Introduction (1:39): MP3
  2. Lap Dissolve (17:17): MP3

Complete recording (19:42): MP3

Carla Harryman

Reading from Vice on August 23, 1985

  1. Introduction (0:10): MP3
  2. From a work in progress (3:36): MP3
  3. Dear Duncan (0:58): MP3
  4. Untitled (2:13): MP3
  5. Untitled (1:28): MP3
  6. Card 1 (2:17): MP3
  7. There is Nothing Better Than A Theory (8:22): MP3

Complete recording (19:23): MP3

Talk on August 24, 1985

  1. Introduction (1:04): MP3
  2. Discussion of a quote from Northanger Abbey (5:37): MP3
  3. Translation (3:00): MP3
  4. Letter to Steve Benson (1:37): MP3
  5. Opening Scene (8:32): MP3
  6. Ultramodern (1:14): MP3
  7. Girl (1:21): MP3
  8. Discussion of "The Middle" (7:28): MP3

Complete recording (30:33): MP3

Q & A (35:22): MP3

Lyn Hejinian

Reading "The Person" on August 23, 1985

  1. The Person 1 (2:19): MP3
  2. The Person 2 (1:50): MP3
  3. The Person 3 (1:20): MP3
  4. The Person 4 (1:06): MP3
  5. The Person 5 (2:54): MP3
  6. The Person 6 (0:21): MP3
  7. The Person 7 (3:58): MP3
  8. The Person 8 (2:43): MP3
  9. The Person 9 (2:19): MP3

Complete recording (20:40): MP3

Talk on August 24, 1985

  1. Introduction (0:24): MP3
  2. How Would You Like To Be Reincarnated 1 (0:25): MP3
  3. How Would You Like To Be Reincarnated 2 (0:26): MP3
  4. How Would You Like To Be Reincarnated 3 (0:27): MP3
  5. Transcendence (0:07): MP3
  6. Transcendence 1 (0:22): MP3
  7. Transcendence 2 (0:16): MP3
  8. Transcendence 3 (0:25): MP3
  9. Intro to Talk on The Guard (0:28): MP3
  10. Journal 1 & 2 (4:45): MP3
  11. Journal 3 (2:19): MP3
  12. Discussion and questions (26:12): MP3

Complete recording (53:55): MP3

Susan Howe

Reading from Articulation of Sound Forms in Time on August 22, 1985

Complete reading (23:27): MP3

Essay on Mary Rowlinson & Discussion on August 23, 1985

  1. Introduction (2:28): MP3
  2. Essay on Mary Rowlinson (39:03): MP3
  3. Audience Q&A (35:11): MP3

Complete recording (1:17:10): MP3

Daphne Marlatt

Talk and Reading on August 24, 1985

  1. Introduction to Talk (1:51): MP3
  2. Anna Historic (2:41): MP3
  3. Discussion of Anna Historic (1:43): MP3
  4. The Telling Voice and The Author Feminine (5:50): MP3
  5. Discussion and questions (32:30): MP3
  6. Discussion and questions part 2 (21:48): MP3

Complete recording part 1 (44:46): MP3

Complete recording part 2 (21:48): MP3

Steve McCaffery

Discussion on August 25, 1985

  1. Q&A with the audience part 1 (43:59): MP3
  2. Q&A part 2 (30:26): MP3

Michael Palmer

Reading from Notes for Echo Lake & First Figure on August 21, 1985

  1. Excerpts from Baudelaire Seires(5:52): MP3
  2. From Without Music 1
  3. From Without Music 2 (0:44): MP3
  4. Poems inspired by working with the Spanish Language (1:10): MP3
  5. Lawns of Crystal (0:21): MP3
  6. The Death of Blue Weight, or Look, I'm Listening (0:44): MP3
  7. Discussion of The Death of Blue Weight (1:28): MP3
  8. Excerpt from Baudelaire Seires (0:40): MP3
  9. Poem for Mei Mei (1:38): MP3
  10. Dear Lexicon (1:09): MP3
  11. Odd-Even (1:57): MP3
  12. Island in This Page (0:53): MP3
  13. From Reading Minimum Moralia (1:51): MP3
  14. From Baudelaire Seires (0:39): MP3
  15. Poem for Paul Ceran (1:32): MP3
  16. Untitled Poem (0:43): MP3
  17. Discussion of Orpheus Poem (3:15): MP3
  18. Orpheus Poem (2:43): MP3
  19. There is Much That is Precise (0:50): MP3
  20. Unfinished Poem (2:27): MP3
  21. Finished Poem (2:25): MP3

Complete reading (40:19): MP3

Reading from Notes For Echo Lake on August 22, 1985

  1. Introduction (2:43): MP3
  2. False Portrait of DB (3:02): MP3
  3. Without Music I (4:11): MP3
  4. To Robert E Sings (1:44): MP3
  5. Dearest Reader (0:49): MP3
  6. Lies of the Poem (1:03): MP3

Complete reading (27:51): MP3

Bob Perelman

Reading from The First World on August 23, 1985

  1. Introduction (1:38): MP3
  2. Seduced by Analogy (2:16): MP3
  3. Cliffs Notes (2:56): MP3
  4. Speeches to a City No Larger Than A Single Voice (2:22): MP3
  5. We (1:22): MP3
  6. Streets (1:44): MP3
  7. Let's Say (2:11): MP3
  8. Fable (1:34): MP3
  9. Existance (1:50): MP3
  10. The Broken Mirror (3:17): MP3
  11. Untitlable (2:23): MP3
  12. Binary (1:47): MP3
  13. Word World (0:32): MP3
  14. Person (2:25): MP3
  15. Oedipus Rex (3:15): MP3

Complete recording (33:13): MP3

Talk on August 24, 1985

Recording part 1 (44:05): MP3

Recording part 2 (23:49): MP3

Ron Silliman

Reading from Demo on August 22, 1985

Recording (20:07): MP3

Reading from Demo and discussion on August 23, 1985

  1. From Demo (24:36): MP3
  2. Talk on language (47:26): MP3
  3. Q & A (15:44): MP3

Complete recording (1:27:59): MP3

Sharon Thesen

Reading on August 23, 1985

  1. The Landlord's Flower Beds (1:12): MP3
  2. Roof Over The Head (0:45): MP3
  3. Making a Break (0:41): MP3
  4. Giving it All You've Got (0:48): MP3
  5. Saying Something (1:11): MP3
  6. The Drift (0:55): MP3
  7. A Still (0:32): MP3
  8. The Psyche at The Pulp Mill (0:41): MP3
  9. The Market (0:23): MP3
  10. Untitled (0:20): MP3
  11. 25-04-85 (0:40): MP3
  12. Ladies Advice (0:45): MP3
  13. Charm (1:00): MP3
  14. Byzantium (0:52): MP3
  15. Braid (1:25): MP3
  16. Chrysanthemum Perfume (2:18): MP3

Complete reading (15:43): MP3

Barrett Watten

Reading from Progress & Conduit on August 22, 1895

  1. Excerpt from "Progress" (16:31): MP3
  2. Conduit (9:46): MP3

Complete recording (26:29): MP3

Talk & Discussion on August 23, 1985

  1. Talk and Discussion (1:14:07): MP3
  2. The Theory of the Flower (2:53): MP3
  3. Sign (3:10): MP3
  4. Another for Sarah (1:06): MP3
  5. A Souvenier of Japan (2:21): MP3

Complete recording (1:14:07): MP3

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