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Geoffrey Brock

Geoffrey Brock

Brock, Geoffrey
Title: Geoffrey Brock
Reading Date: Thursday, April 10, 2014

Welcome-12246

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by Tyler Meier

Introduction-12247

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by Tony Luebbermann

Opening Remarks-12248

"Nebbia / Fog"-12249

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Unpublished translation by Geoffrey Brock. Read in Italian and English.


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Pascoli, Giovanni. "Nebbia." The FSG Book of Twentieth-Century Italian Poetry. Ed. Geoffrey Brock. New York: Farrar Straus Giroux, 2012.

"Il Gelsomino Notturno / Night-Blooming Jasmine"-12250

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Differs from published version. Read in Italian and English.


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Pascoli, Giovanni. "Il Gelsomino Notturno." The FSG Book of Twentieth-Century Italian Poetry. Ed. and trans. Geoffrey Brock. New York: Farrar Straus Giroux, 2012.

"Per riposarmi... / I comb my hair..."-12251

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Read in Italian and English.


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Cavalli, Patrizia. My Poems Won't Change the World: Selected Poems. Ed. Gini Alhadeff. Trans. Geoffrey Brock. New York: Farrar Straus Giroux, 2013.

"Anche quando sembra che la giornata... / Even when it seems that the day has passed..."-12252

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Unpublished translation by Geoffrey Brock. Read in Italian and English.


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Cavalli, Patrizia. My Poems Will Not Change the World. Toronto: Exile Editions, 1998.

"Limping pigeon, absurd limping crippled pigeon..."-12253

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Unpublished translation of "Piccione zoppo. Ridiculo..." by Geoffrey Brock. Read in English.


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Cavalli, Patrizia. My Poems Won't Change the World: Selected Poems. Ed. Gini Alhadeff. New York: Farrar Straus Giroux, 2013.

"Sempre voler capire. Non si può. / Always wanting to understand. You can't."-12254

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Differs slightly from published version. Read in Italian and English.


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Cavalli, Patrizia. My Poems Won't Change the World: Selected Poems. Ed. Gini Alhadeff. Trans. Geoffrey Brock. New York: Farrar Straus Giroux, 2013.

"Le strade sono calde, le voci ingombrano... / The streets are hot, the voices in the way..."-12255

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Differs slightly from published version. Read in Italian and English.


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Cavalli, Patrizia. My Poems Won't Change the World: Selected Poems. Ed. Gini Alhadeff. Trans. Geoffrey Brock. New York: Farrar Straus Giroux, 2013.

"Piedra Negra Sobre Una Piedra Blanca / Black Stone on a White Stone"-12256

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Unpublished translation by Geoffrey Brock. Read in Spanish and English.


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Vallejo, César. "Piedra Negra Sobre Una Piedra Blanca." The Complete Poetry: César Vallejo. Ed. Clayton Eshleman. Berkeley: University of California Press, 2007.

"In Memory"-12257

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Unpublished.

"And Day Brought Back My Night"-12258

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Brock, Geoffrey. Weighing Light. Chicago: Ivan R. Dee, 2005.

"The Familiar Itch"-12259

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Brock, Geoffrey. Weighing Light. Chicago: Ivan R. Dee, 2005.

"Weighing Light"-12260

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Brock, Geoffrey. Weighing Light. Chicago: Ivan R. Dee, 2005.

"Bryant Park at Dusk"-12261

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Differs slightly from published version.


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Brock, Geoffrey. "Bryant Park at Dusk." Poetry Nov. 2011: 118-119. Print.

"Day of Settlement: Dec. 2, 1859"-12262

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Differs from published version, which bears the title "Flesh of John Brown’s Flesh: Dec. 2, 1859."


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Brock, Geoffrey. "Flesh of John Brown's Flesh: Dec. 2, 1859." Subtropics 2 (2006). Print.

"The Nights"-12263

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Brock, Geoffrey. "The Nights." Poetry May 2007: 105. Print.

"Homeland Security"-12264

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Brock, Geoffrey. "Homeland Security." Poetry May 2007: 106-7. Print.

"Trip Hop"-12265

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Differs slightly from published version.


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Brock, Geoffrey. "Trip Hop." poets.org. The Academy of American Poets, 2011. Web. 28 April 2014.

Question and Answer Session-12266

Reading Date: Thursday, April 10, 2014
Series: Spring Reading Series, Hannelore Quander-Rattee Translation Series
Sponsor(s): UA Poetry Center
Location(s): UA Poetry Center

In the inaugural reading of the Hannelore Quander-Rattee Translation Series, Geoffrey Brock presents translations of the work of Giovanni Pascoli, Patrizia Cavalli, and César Vallejo, along with original poems.

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