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Adrian Matejka

Adrian Matejka

Matejka , Adrian
Title: Adrian Matejka
Reading Date: Thursday, February 25, 2016

Welcome and Introduction-25506

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by Hannah Ensor

Opening Remarks and "Self as Spectacle, Poem as Self"-25508

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Uncollected. 

"From the Get-Go Blacks"; "Self as Spectacle, Poem as Self" (continued)-25510

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Published version of "From the Get-Go Blacks" bears the title "It's Hot in Indianapolis, Basquiat"; differs from published version.


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Matejka, Adrian. "It's Hot in Indianapolis, Basquiat." Gulf Coast 28.1 (2016): 110. Print.

"Trumpets Up In Here" and "Tyndall Armory"-25512

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Published version of "Trumpets Up in Here" bears the title "& Later,"; both poems differ from published versions. 


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Matejka, Adrian. "& Later,." poets.org. The Academy of American Poets, 4 September 2015. Web. 23 March 2016.

Matejka, Adrian. Mixology. New York: Penguin Books, 2009. 

"Self as Spectacle, Poem as Self" (continued)-25514

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Uncollected.

"Battle Royal"-25516

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Matejka, Adrian. The Big Smoke. New York: Penguin Books, 2013. 

"Prize Fighter"-25518

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Differs slightly from published version. 


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Matejka, Adrian. The Big Smoke. New York: Penguin Books, 2013. 

"Machine Containing Johnson's Friends Wrecked"-25520

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Differs slightly from published version. 


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Matejka, Adrian. The Big Smoke. New York: Penguin Books, 2013. 

"Chicken & Other Stereotypes"-25522

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Differs slightly from published version. 


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Matejka, Adrian. The Big Smoke. New York: Penguin Books, 2013. 

"Mouth Fighting"-25533

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Differs slightly from published version. 


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Matejka, Adrian. The Big Smoke. New York: Penguin Books, 2013. 

"A Great Maltese Cat Toying with a White Mouse" -25535

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Differs slightly from published version. 


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Matejka, Adrian. The Big Smoke. New York: Penguin Books, 2013. 

"Alias"-25537

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Differs slightly from published version. 


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Matejka, Adrian. The Big Smoke. New York: Penguin Books, 2013. 

"Ticket On the Titanic"-25539

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Matejka, Adrian. The Big Smoke. New York: Penguin Books, 2013. 

"Rememory"-25541

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Differs slightly from published version. 


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Matejka, Adrian. The Big Smoke. New York: Penguin Books, 2013. 

"Gold Smile"-25543

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Differs slightly from published version. 


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Matejka, Adrian. The Big Smoke. New York: Penguin Books, 2013. 

"Il Trovatore"-25545

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Differs slightly from published version. 


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Matejka, Adrian. The Big Smoke. New York: Penguin Books, 2013. 

"The Shadow Knows"-25547

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"From day one, we aspire..."


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Matejka, Adrian. The Big Smoke. New York: Penguin Books, 2013. 

"Shadow Boxing"-25549

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"Shadow, hard work..."


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Matejka, Adrian. The Big Smoke. New York: Penguin Books, 2013. 

"The Shadow Knows"-25551

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"You're not fooling me..." 

Differs slightly from published version. 


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Matejka, Adrian. The Big Smoke. New York: Penguin Books, 2013. 

Question and Answer Session-25553

Reading Date: Thursday, February 25, 2016
Series: Spring Reading Series
Sponsor(s): UA Africana Studies Department, UA Confluencenter for Creative Inquiry, UA Poetry Center
Location(s): UA Poetry Center

Adrian Matejka intersperses thoughts on spectacular poetics with readings of poems from Mixology (2009) and The Big Smoke (2013); he also reads new and uncollected work. This reading was given as part of the Spectacular Poetics Series. 

Adrian Matejka by Hannah Ensor

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