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John Taggart



A u d i t o r i a

select poems - audio clips

3 Poems by Charles Bernstein:

A'Zoot d'Puund

12 Tribes of Dr. Lacan

Le Pont Mirabeau

2 Poems by John Taggart: t Mp3Cuts:

Rhythm and Blues



performances - full audio

Charles Bernstein Performance 4 April 2006, Indiana PA (60:01) mp3)

John Taggart Performance 30 March 2004 - Indiana, PA (56:38) mp3

Cecilia Vicuna Performance 12 April 2002- Odessa, Texas (41:20) (mp3

Cecilia Vicuna Performance 10 March 1994 Buffalo, NY (15:59) mp3

Cecilia Vicuna Performance 12 April 2002- Odessa, Texas (41:20)


Rachel Blau DuPlessis

Huang Xiang

Martin Espada


P o e t i c s

Critical Essays - Commentaries - Reviews

Michael Davidson -
'By ear, he sd': Audio-Tapes and Contemporary Criticism

Essential Grammar (review of Cecilia Vicuña) , Roberto Tejada

Cardinal Formants (commentary on Cecilia Vicuña) Kenneth Sherwood

Thread of the Voice *

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continue off-site

Cryptic Weaving, (critical essay on Cecilia Vicuña) Hugo Mendez
[linked via world of poetry]

Kenneth Sherwood - Ellaborate Versionings: Characteristics of Oral Performance
[linked via OralTradition]


R e s o u r c e s

performance logs

Vicuña - Primary Text Archive (o.p. poetry volumes, Spanish)

Charles Bernstein - Full Performance Log (with links to individual Mp3s)

John Taggart – Full Performance Log (with links to individual Mp3s)

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lA b o u t

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Editor -
Kenneth Sherwood

Performance Log (mp3s forthcoming)