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Author: Charles Bernstein

Charles Bernstein is a prominent member of the Language poets, and the author of 40 books, ranging from large-scale collections of poetry and essays, to pamphlets, libretti, translations, and collaborations. He is currently the Donald T. Regan Professor of English at the University of Pennsylvania, where he is co-founder of PennSound.

Blind Witness: Three American Operas
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Blind Witness: Three American Operas

Factory School

Drama. BLIND WITNESS brings together three libretti written in the early 1990s by poet Charles Bernstein for composer Ben Yarmolinsky. Bernstein & Yarmolinsky's trilogy combines vernacular American lyrics with vernacular social forms. 'Blind Witness...

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Blind Witness: Three American Operas
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Blind Witness: Three American Operas

Factory School

Drama. BLIND WITNESS brings together three libretti written in the early 1990s by poet Charles Bernstein for composer Ben Yarmolinsky. Bernstein & Yarmolinsky's trilogy combines vernacular American lyrics with vernacular social forms. 'Blind Witness...

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Controlling Interests
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Controlling Interests

Roof Books

Poetry. "In the poems of CONTROLLING INTERESTS Bernstein continually reveals his desire for the concomitance of the individual and the world, of all language and experience . This book is one of the most original and imaginative in American lyric ve...

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Doubletalking the Homophonic Sublime: Comedy, Appropriation, and the Sounds of One Hand Clapping
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Doubletalking the Homophonic Sublime: Comedy, Appropriation, and the Sounds of One Hand Clapping

Station Hill Press

Homophonic translations create poems that foreground the sound of the original more than the lexical meaning: sound-alike poems or "sound writing." This essay presents a dizzying number of examples of sound mimesis as a way to explore the poetics of...

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ISLETS/IRRITATIONS
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ISLETS/IRRITATIONS

Roof Books

Poetry. " As the book's title implies, ISLETS/IRRITATIONS is frustrated with personal isolation-but also irritated with 'eyelets,' or any tight limits imposed from the outside. Bernstein attempts to create an inclusive and universal space by transcr...

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