Record Anthologies


Amirkhanian, Charles, ed.  10+ 2:12 American Text Sound Pieces.  Berkeley: 1750 Arch Records (1752), 1975.  Ashley, Coolidge, O’Gallagher, Gysin, B. Sanderson, Gnazzo, Amirkhanian, Dodge, Saroyan, Giorno, Cage.


Brathwaite, Edward Kamau.  Atumpan.  Introduction by Carolivia Herron.  Audiocassette.  Watershed Tapes, 1989.


McCaffery, Steve, and bp Nichol.  Sound Poetry: A Catalogue.  Catalogue for the 11th International Festival of Sound Poetry.  Toronto: Underwhich Editions, 1978. 


Rothenberg, Jerome.  “Some Notes Toward a Poetics of Performance.” Performance in Postmodern Culture (1977). 


Ethnopoetics / Books


Rothenberg, Jerome, ed.  Technicians of the Sacred.  New York: Doubleday Anchor, 1972.


----------.  Shaking the Pumpkin.  New York: Doubleday Anchor, 1972.


----------.  A Big Jewish Book.  New York: Doubleday Anchor, 1978.


Ethnopoetics/ Articles


Benamou, Michel, and Jerome Rothenberg, eds.  “Ethnopoetics: A First International Symposium.” Special Issue.  Alcheringa, New Series 2.2 (1976). 


“Oral Cultures and Oral Performance.” Special Issue.  New Literary History 8.3 (1977).


Ethnopoetics/ Journals


Tedlock, Dennis, ed.  Alcheringa: Ethnopoetics.  Boston: Boston University.  Biannually, with record. 


Ethnopoetics/ Cassette Editions


7707A: Jerome Rothenberg.  Six Horse Songs for Four Voices


Oral Tradition & Oral-Formulaic Theory / Books


Abrahams, Roger D. Deep Down in the Jungles…:Negro Narrative from the Streets of Philadelphia.  Chicago: Aldine, 1970. 


Finnegan, Ruth.  Oral Poetry.  Cambridge: Cambridge University Press, 1977.


----------.  Penguin Anthology of Oral Poetry. Harmondsworth: Penguin, 1977.


Jackson, Bruce, ed.  “Get Your Ass in the Water and Swim Like Me.” Narrative Poetry from Black Oral Tradition.  Cambridge: Harvard Unviersity Press, 1974.


L’ord, Albert B. The Singer of Tales.  Cambridge: Atheneum, 1960.


Oral Tradition & Oral-Formulaic Theory / Articles


“The Oral Impulse in Contemporary American Poetry.” Special Issue.  Boundary 2.3 (1975). 


Henderson, Stephen.  “The Forms of Things Unknown: Black Speech and Black Music as Poetic References.” Understanding the New Black Poetry.  New York: William Morrow, 1973.


Oral Tradition & Oral-Formulaic Theory / Records


Hughes, Langston.  The Black Verse: 12 Moods for Jazz.  Buddah Records (BDS 2005/ Sunday Series), n.d.


Last Poets, The.  This Is Madness.  Douglas Records, 1971.


----------.  Jazzoetry.  Douglas Records (ADLP 6001), 1976.


----------.  Delights of the Garden.  Douglas Records (NBLP 7051), 1977.


----------.  At last, Blue Thumb Records (BTS 52), n.d.


Scott-Heron, Gil.  The Revolution Will Not Be Televised.  Flying Dutchman (BDL I-0613), 1974.


The Poetry Reading/ Articles


Albert, Barry.  “David Antin—Jerome Rothenberg.”Vort, no. 7 (1975).


----------.  “Jackson Mac Low—Armand Schwerner.” Vort, no. 2 (1975).


The Poetry Reading/ Records


Ferlinghetti, Lawrence, and Kenneth Rexroth.  Poetry Readings in the Cellar.  Fantasy Records (7002), n.d.


The Poetry Reading/ Record Anthologies list




Corman, Cid.  Word for Word.  Santa Barbara: Black Sparrow Press, 1977.


McClure, Michael.  Ghost Tantras.  San Francisco: Four Seasons, 1969.


Rothenberg, Jerome, ed.  Revolution of the Word.  New York: Seabury Press, 1974. 


Waldman, Anne.  Fast Speaking Women.  San Francisco: City Lights, 1975.


----------, and Marilyn Webb, eds.  Talking Poetics from Naropa Institute 1, Boulder: Shambhala, 1978. 


Archives and Printed Sources


Algarin, Miguel, and Bob Holman.  Aloud: Voices from the Nuyorican Poets Café.  New York: Holt, 1994.


Allen, Donald M., and Warren Talllman, eds. The Poetics of New American Poetry.  New York: Grove, 1973.


Antin, David.  “tuning.” Tuning.  New York: New Directions, 1984. 105-42.


Antin, David.  Talking at the Boundaries.  New York: New Directions, 1976. 


Attali, Jacques. Noise.  The Political Economy of Music. Trans. Leila Conners and Nathan Gandels.  Minneapolis: University of Minnesota Press, 1985. 


Ball, Hugo.  Flight out of Time: A Dada Diary.  Ed. John Elderfield.  Trans. Ann Raimes. New York: Viking, 1974.


Barthes, Roland.  “Listening.” The Repsonsiblity of Forms.  Trans. Richard Howard.  New York: William Morrow, 1963.


Barthes, Roland.  “Listening.” The Responsibility of Forms: Critical Essays on Music, Art, and Respresentation.  Trans. Richard Howard.  New York: Hill & Wang, 1985.  245-260.


Bauman, Richard, ed.  Foklore, Cultural Performances, and Popular Entertainments.  New York: Oxford University Press, 1992. 


Bernstein, Charles, ed.  Close Listening: Poetry and the Performed Word.  New York: Oxford University Press, forthcoming.


Brathwaite, Edward Kamau.  History of the Voice: The Development of Nation Language in Anglophone Caribbean Poetry.  London: Beacon Book, 1984.


Davidson, Michael.  “Technologies of Presence: Orality and the Tapevoice of Contemporary Poetic.” Ghostlier Demarcations: Modern Poetry and the material Word.  Berkeley: University of California Press, 1997.


Davidson, Michael.  “’By Ear, he sd’:Audio-Tapes and Contemporary Criticism.” Credences n.s. 1.1 (1981) 105-20.


Foley, John Miles.  Oral Tradition in Literature: Interpretation in Context.  Columbia: University of Missouri Press, 1986. 


Glissant, Edouard.  Caribbean Discourse: Selected Essays.  Trans. J. Michael Dash.  Charlottesville: University of Virginia Press, 1989.


Hanover, N.H. Silence. Lectures and Writings. Middletown, Connecticut: Wesleyan University Press, 1961.


Hartman, Charles O. Free Verse: An Essay On Prosody.  Princeton: Princeton University Press, 1980.


Havelock, Eric.  The Muse Learns to Write: Reflections on Orality and Literacy from Antiquity to the Present.  New Haven: Yale University Press, 1986.


Howe, Susan.  Articulation of Sound Forms in Time.  Windsor, Vermont: Awede, 1987.


Jakobson, Roman.  “Linguistics and Poetics.” Essays on the Language of Literature.  Eds.  Seymour Chatman and Samuel R. Levin.  Boston: Houghton Mifflin, 1967.


Kahn, Douglas, and Gregory Whitehead, eds.  Wireless Imagination: Sound, Radio, and the Avant-Garde.  Cambridge, Mass.: MIT Press, 1992. 1-29.


Kahn Douglas, and Gregory Whitehead.  Wireless Imagination.  Cambridge, Mass.: MIT Press, 1992. 


Kittler, Freidrich A. Discourse Networks, 1800/1900.  Trans. Michael Metteer and Chris Cullens.  Stanford: Stanford University Press, 1990.


Lazer, Hank.  “Poetry Readings and the Contemporary Canon.” Opposing Poetries Issues and Institutions.  Evanston, Ill.: Northwest University Press, 1996. 


Lorca, Federico Garcia.  Deep Song and Other Prose.  Ed. and trans. Christopher Maurer. New York: New Directions, 1980.


Lord, Albert B. The Singer of Tales. Cambridge, Mass.: Harvard University Press, 1960.


Mackey, Nathaniel.  “Sound and Sentiment, Sound and Symbol.” Callaloo 10 (1987) : 29-54.  Repr. In Discrepant Engagement: Dissonance, Cross-Culturality, and Experimental Writing. Cambridge: Cambridge University Press, 1993. 231-59.


Morris, Adelaide, ed. Sound States: Acousitical Technologies and Modern and Postmodern Writing.  Chapel Hill: University of North Carolina, 1997.


Nielsen, Aldon L.  Black Chant: Languages of African-American Postmodernism.  New York: Cambridge University Press, 1996.


Ong, Walter J. Oralilty and Literacy: The Technologizing of the Word. London: Metheuen, 1982. 


Prynne, J.H.  “Stars, Tigers and the Shape of Words.” William Mathews Lectures, delivered at Birkbeck College.  London: 1992.  Available from Birkbeck College). 


Quasha, George.  “Dialogues: Between the Written and the Oral in Contemporary Poetry.” New Literary History 8 (1977).


Rothenberg, Jerome.  Pre-Facts and Other Writings.  New York: New Directions, 1981.


Rothenberg, Jerome, and Diane Rothenberg, eds.  Symposium of the Whole: A Range of Discourses Toward and Ethnopoetics.  Berkeley: University of California Press, 1983. 


Schechner, Richard.  Performance Theory.  2nd Edition. New York: Routledge, 2004. 


Spanos, William, ed.  “The Oral Impulse in Contemporary American Poetry.” Boundary.  2.3.3. (1975).


Stewart, Garrett.  Reading Voices: Literature and the Phonotext.  Berkeley: University of California Press, 1990. 


Tedlock, Dennis.  The Spoken Word and the Work of Interpretation.  Philadelphia: University of Pennsylvania Press, 1983. 


Welsh, Andrew.  Roots of Lyric: Primitive Poetry and Modern Poetics.  Princeton: Princeton University Press, 1978. 


Zumthor, Paul.  Oral Poetry: An Introduction.  Minnesota: University of Minnesota  Press, 1990.