80 Words for Rosmarie Waldrop at 80

 

sojourner

intuit

investivagation

florescence

flip

bodilihood

engesture

rereproduction

clamp

insoupiance

cluster

bookish

trans(n)actional

alien

counteralienation

mmirrorr

traffic

transmogrification

crystalime

tongued

hanky

sobriquet

bordering

boding

brooding

bents

bristle

languagish

scoot

scrum

f(r)iction

beauty

arrowtics

perspicuously

twinnings

rhymings

trimmings

fillllings

disrequited
dehiscence

dililquessence

drape

drip

drop

druidical

détournement

distantiationism

o

oh

ah

ach

ache

it

itch

its

sort

sore

sure

insolvenerable

so

olé

hole

wool

would

workings

silhouette

duets

thinkamajig

thung

improvident

provisolo

precariosity

thimble

tumble

tremble

asynchronicitylessness

singe

hinge

fringe

flotilla

 

 

from  FOR ROSMARIE ON HER EIGHTIETH Friends and Admirers of Rosmarie Waldrop (Ugly Duckling Presse, 2015) — a small tribute book not available for sale.

 

 

 

 

Charles Bernstein is the author or editor of over 50 books, ranging from full-length collections of poetry and essays to pamphlets, libretti, and collaborations, most recently Pitch of Poetry (2016), Recalculating (2013) and Attack of the Difficult Poems: Essays and Inventions (2011), from the University of Chicago Press and All the Whiskey in Heaven: Selected Poems (2010) from Farrar, Straus and Giroux, Press, 2011). Recent full-lengtht works of poetry include Girly Man(University of Chicago Press, 2006), With Strings (University of Chicago Press, 2001), and Republics of Reality: 1975-1995 (Sun & Moon Press, 2000). He has published two books of essays and one essay/poem collection: My WaySpeeches and Poems (University of Chicago Press, 1999); A Poetics (Harvard University Press, 1992); Content’s Dream: Essays 1975-1984 (Sun & Moon Press, 1986, 1994; reprinted by Northwestern University Press, 2001). Shadowtime (Green Integer, 2005) is the libretto he wrote for Brian Ferneyhough’s opera and Blind Witness (Factory School, 2008) collects the libretti he wrote for Ben Yarmolinsky. Forthcoming, Spring 2011: The Attack of the Difficult Poems: Essays & Inventions(University of Chicago Press) Bernstein is Donald T. Regan Professor of English and Comparative Literature, University of Pennsylvania.

 

Issue #60 July 2016
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