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Jerome Rothenberg

Jerome Rothenberg

Rothenberg, Jerome
Title: Jerome Rothenberg
Reading Date: Tuesday, October 27, 2015

Welcome-25190

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by Tyler Meier

Introduction-25192

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by Wendy Burk

Opening Remarks-25194

"A Little Boy Lost"-25196

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From White Sun Black Sun. 


Annotation:

Rothenberg, Jerome. Eye of Witness: A Jerome Rothenberg Reader. Boston: Black Widow Press, 2013. 

"The First Hell: of Measures" -25198

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From The Seven Hells of the Jigoku Zoshi. Differs slightly from published version.


Annotation:

Rothenberg, Jerome. Eye of Witness: A Jerome Rothenberg Reader. Boston: Black Widow Press, 2013. 

"The Wedding"-25200

Description:

From Poland/1931. The poem's opening lines are read first in Yiddish, then in English. Differs slightly from published version. 


Annotation:

Rothenberg, Jerome. Eye of Witness: A Jerome Rothenberg Reader. Boston: Black Widow Press, 2013. 

"That Dada Strain"-25202

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From That Dada Strain. 


Annotation:

Rothenberg, Jerome. Eye of Witness: A Jerome Rothenberg Reader. Boston: Black Widow Press, 2013. 

Opening paragraph of "A Glass Tube Ecstasy, For Hugo Ball"-25204

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From That Dada Strain. 


Annotation:

Rothenberg, Jerome. Eye of Witness: A Jerome Rothenberg Reader. Boston: Black Widow Press, 2013. 

Sound Poem-25206

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By Hugo Ball; performed by Jerome Rothenberg.

"A Glass Tube Ecstasy, For Hugo Ball" (Continued)-25208

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From That Dada Strain. Performed with a shaker.


Annotation:

Rothenberg, Jerome. Eye of Witness: A Jerome Rothenberg Reader. Boston: Black Widow Press, 2013. 

"Seneca Journal 7: The Dreamers"-25210

Description:

From A Seneca Journal. 


Annotation:

Rothenberg, Jerome. Eye of Witness: A Jerome Rothenberg Reader. Boston: Black Widow Press, 2013. 

"In the Dark Word, Khurbn" and "Dos Oysleydikn (The Emptying)"-25212

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From Khurbn.


Annotation:

Rothenberg, Jerome. Eye of Witness: A Jerome Rothenberg Reader. Boston: Black Widow Press, 2013. 

"A Cruel Nirvana"-25214

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From A Book of Witness. 


Annotation:

Rothenberg, Jerome. Eye of Witness: A Jerome Rothenberg Reader. Boston: Black Widow Press, 2013. 

"A Real Man"-25216

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From A Book of Witness. 


Annotation:

Rothenberg, Jerome. Eye of Witness: A Jerome Rothenberg Reader. Boston: Black Widow Press, 2013. 

"The Times Are Never Right"-25218

Description:

From A Book of Concealments. 


Annotation:

Rothenberg, Jerome. Eye of Witness: A Jerome Rothenberg Reader. Boston: Black Widow Press, 2013. 

"Variations on the Hell of Measures"-25220

Description:

From The Jigoku Zoshi Hells: A Book of Autovariations. 


Annotation:

Rothenberg, Jerome. Eye of Witness: A Jerome Rothenberg Reader. Boston: Black Widow Press, 2013. 

"A Poem of Miracles" -25222

Description:

Differs slightly from published version. 


Annotation:

Rothenberg, Jerome. Eye of Witness: A Jerome Rothenberg Reader. Boston: Black Widow Press, 2013. 

"The Thirteenth Horse Song of Frank Mitchell (White)"-25224

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Shortened from published version. 


Annotation:

Rothenberg, Jerome. Eye of Witness: A Jerome Rothenberg Reader. Boston: Black Widow Press, 2013. 

Question and Answer Session-25226

"Women's Dance Song"-25228

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A Seneca song/sound poem without words by Richard Johnny John. Performed with a shaker.

Reading Date: Tuesday, October 27, 2015
Series: Fall Reading Series
Sponsor(s): Poets & Writers, UA Poetry Center
Location(s): UA Poetry Center

Jerome Rothenberg performs a retrospective survey of his prolific body of work, beginning with poems written in the 1960s and continuing in chronological order. Most of the poems read here are collected in Eye of Witness: A Jerome Rothenberg Reader (2013). 

Jerome Rothenberg by Cybele Knowles

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