Hello ModPo Philadelphia!
Click on the below link to download the pdf we will be using in our Saturday discussion: 1-18-20 Selections from SHAKING THE PUMPKIN ModPo Philly JZ.pdf
Here is a slightly more extensive selection of work from the anthology, including Leslie Marmon Silko’s utterly devastating yet paradoxically empowering contemporary poem of dark magic, “The Invention of White People.” Click here to download: Current and Further selections (not intended for our meeting), from SHAKING THE PUMPKIN edited by Jerome Rothenberg — The Extended Cut.pdf”
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Link back to our ModPo Group page: https://www.coursera.org/learn/modpo/discussions/forums/63bK9W4YEeauRRJJoih4XQ/threads/W-mCBOWFQDipggTlhWA41A?sort=createdAtDesc
Further Readings on Ethnopoetics, American Indian Poetry and Jerome Rothenberg:
Biography and Poems at poetryfoundation.org
Translation and performance:
Horse Songs – Jerome Rothenberg(1977). Audio recording of vocal performance. On this tape are multi-track recordings of Rothenberg singing his “total translations” based on some of the 17 “Horse Songs” in the blessingway of Frank Mitchell, a Navajo from Chinle, Arizona who lived from 1881 to 1967.
Essays and Criticism:
From ‘Shaking the Pumpkin Revisited: A Range of Poems from the Indian Americas’ by Jerome Rothenberg. Commentary and several selections not included in the pdfs provided above, written upon the publication of the latest edition.
Video talk: Jerome Rothenberg on Writing Through: Translation and Othering as Forms of Composition (duration 58:59) Writing and Society Research Centre, 4 August 2017.
Here are images of what is included in the pdf (excluding the footnotes).