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Author: Jerome Rothenberg

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.

25 CAPRICHOS AFTER GOYA
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25 CAPRICHOS AFTER GOYA

Kadle Books

Poetry. This collection is comprised of poems by well-known poet andanthologist, Jerome Rothenberg, written in relation to Francisco Goya'sfamous series of prints. Orginally published in Spain in 1799, Goya'sLos Caprichos addressed the grotesque soc...

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A BOOK OF CONCEALMENTS
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A BOOK OF CONCEALMENTS

Chax Press

Poetry. "A BOOK OF CONCEALMENTS is a followup to an earlier hundred-poem work, A BOOK OF WITNESS, with some notable changes in strategy and composition. In A BOOK OF WITNESS I was concentrating on the rescue of the first-person voice as our principa...

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A Cruel Nirvana
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A Cruel Nirvana

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Poetry. A CRUEL NIRVANA both is and is not a new Jerome Rothenberg collection. In other words, almost everything in this collection has been published before. Each of the three major sections (Narratives and Real Theater Pieces, The Notebooks, and C...

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A Field on Mars: Divagations & Autovariations, Poems 2000-2015
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A Field on Mars: Divagations & Autovariations, Poems 2000-2015

Presses Universitaires de Rouen

Poetry. "Rothenberg says: Look, hear, weigh, touch, feel, consider, this is where humans have been, this is the sign and flesh and signature and shadow of our ancestry and lineage, our past, present and future, this is the trail, the human trail, th...

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ALTAR PIECES
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ALTAR PIECES

Station Hill Press

Poetry. Visionary, ethnopoetically-inspired text, combined with rich visual imagery and a unique fold-out design, make this slip of a book a true treasure.

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CHINA NOTES & THE TREASURES OF DUNHUANG
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CHINA NOTES & THE TREASURES OF DUNHUANG

Ahadada Books

Poetry. "The China Notes come from a trip in 2002 that brought us out as far as the Gobi Desert & allowed me to see some of the changes & continuities throughout the country. I was traveling with poet & scholar Wai-lim Yip & had a chance to read poe...

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Retrievals: Uncollected & New Poems, 1955-2010
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Retrievals: Uncollected & New Poems, 1955-2010

Junction Press

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 ant...

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