Poetry. A central figure of both the "deep image" and ethnopoetics movements, and a pioneering experimentalist, Jerome Rothenberg is the author of over eighty collections of poems and ten volumes of translations and editor of nine groundbreaking anthologies. He here assembles, out of poems and plays unpublished or obscurely published, the first representation of the full trajectory of one of the most important careers in American poetry of the past past fifty years.
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Jerome Rothenberg is an internationally known poet with over ninety books of poetry and nine assemblages of traditional and avant-garde poetry such. Since the late 1950s, he has been involved with various aspects of poetry performance, including a theatrical version of his book Poland/1931 and a musical version of Khurbn. With his anthologies and journals he has long been a central mover in the development of an ethnopoetics and he has also translated from a wide range of poets. His work in various areas has been recognized with numerous distinctions (a Guggenheim fellowship, a Wenner-Gren Foundation award for experimental ethnopoetic translation, several awards from the National Endowment for the Arts, an honorary doctorate from the State University of New York etc.). A first translation into French of Technicians of the Sacred was published in 2008. He has until recently been a professor of visual arts and literature at the University of California, San Diego.Author City: Encinitas, CA USA