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Posts Tagged ‘Louis Zukofsky’

By the Letter: Creeley, Eigner, Dorn, & Zukofsky October 23, 2013: The four letters by Robert Creeley in our October 2013 issue trace some of his evolving feelings toward poetry (and Poetry) over the course of the fifties and sixties. These letters to Larry Eigner, Jonathan Williams (jokingly called “dad”), Edward Dorn, and Louis Zukofsky offer insight into Creeley's poetics, his daily life, and his [...] by

The Mathematics of Zukofsky September 25, 2012: Check out this Scientific American blog post by Bob Grumman. In it, Grumman takes a deeper look at mathematics in poetry, focusing primarily on Louis Zukofsky's use of an integral sign, which: appears in Zukofsky’s famous long poem, “A” (first published in 1969), which I won’t say much about–except that the fact that the [...] by

Zukofsky reading Stevens at PennSound June 14, 2012: Always digging deep into the archives, Al Filreis over at PennSound serves us this little treat today: Louis Zukofsky performing the poetry of Wallace Stevens from a 1971 lecture he gave at the University of Connecticut. Al has kindly cut up the tracks so we can jump to our favorite poem. On April 29, 1971, Louis Zukofsky gave a lecture [...] by

Interview With Charles Bernstein (Part I) April 23, 2010: The following interview, conducted with Charles Bernstein at his home on March 19th, 2010, represents Bernstein's thinking about the composition of his selected poems just released by Farrar, Straus, and Giroux, All the Whiskey in Heaven, as well as his thinking about selected poems as a genre. In the first part of this two part interview, [...] by