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More Pricks and More Kicks: Beckett’s ‘Echo’s Bones’ July 7, 2014: At the New York Times, Dwight Garner takes a stab at reviewing the much belated appearance of Samuel Beckett’s 1933 story, “Echo’s Bones,” which Beckett intended to include as [...] by

A Rare Recording of Beckett Reading from Watt March 28, 2013: Thanks to Open Culture, you can enjoy the voice of Samuel Beckett reading two poems from Watt, the last novel he wrote in English. If you can get past the “distracting Dutch subtitles,” [...] by

Can Andrew Motion cure verse-drama’s identity issues? March 2, 2011: And does he need to? With the news that Andrew Motion has turned playwright, The Guardian’s Andrew Haydon questions his own knee-jerk response that poetry and theater can’t mix. In fact, [...] by

The emotional hang-ups of Google’s poetry translation software January 17, 2011: Google researcher Dmitriy Genzel talks to NPR’s All Things Considered about the advancements in training artificial intelligence to recognize, translate, and maintain the characteristics of [...] by

New docs feature a poetic journalist and a grunge poet laureate December 13, 2010: GreenCine highlights two new writer/performer documentaries in a rather unfortunately titled but still worth reading post, Dead Poets Society. Spalding Gray was of course known for a great deal more [...] by