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“Winter Music” in June

June 10th, 2014 · No Comments · Art, Art Exhibition, Book Launch, Photography, Poetry

Another superb new book for this summer: winter music — Photography by Susan Quasha & poems by Robert Kelly. This is a marvelous occasion, especially as it is the first major showing of the color photography of Susan Quasha, co-founder of Station Hill Press for which she has designed a score (hundreds? I’d guess) of […]

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Robert Kelly, Playwright

June 6th, 2014 · No Comments · Playwright, Poetry, Theater

Just out from Dr. Cicero Press is the first collection of Robert Kelly’s plays, Oedipus after Colonus and Other Plays — a real treat from one of our best & most prolific poets and fiction writers (& wait for his Collected Essays coming out this fall from Contra Mundum Press!). The book gathers five plays, three […]

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From A Robert Kelly Reading

December 18th, 2013 · 1 Comment · Poetry, Poetry readings, Uncategorized

On Monday night I caught a reading by Anna Moschovakis & Robert Kelly at the DIA Art Foundation. Exciting work from & excellent reading by both poets (The evening’s audio/visual record should eventually be up at Pennsound). I was able to record a bit of Kelly’s reading & below is one poem I more specifically […]

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Robert Kelly on New Gilgamesh & Beowulf Translations

January 11th, 2013 · 5 Comments · Translation

TENSIONS Robert Kelly  A note on two newly published translations I’m anxious to let the world know about: Stuart Kendall, Gilgamesh. New York, Contra Mundum, 2012 Thomas Meyer, Beowulf, a translation. Brooklyn, Punctum Books, 2012. Where does the tension come from that runs the poem? What’s missing in almost all translations of the old stuff […]

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Robert Kelly Bard College Reading

December 5th, 2012 · No Comments · Poetry, Poetry readings

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The Elements of Poetry

June 10th, 2012 · No Comments · Poetics, Poetry

Lovely lazy Sunday morning, warm, slightly humid & possibly the first one of the summer will need the hum of the a.c. Meanwhile thinking about poetry & poetics — & by chance (though that’s the wrong word) come across this little poem by Robert Kelly, from his book The Time of Voice: THE ELEMENTS OF POETRY It […]

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Robert Kelly reads at Cadmium Text

April 23rd, 2012 · No Comments · Poetry, Poetry readings

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Nicole Peyrafitte @ Robert Kelly Celebrations

January 19th, 2012 · No Comments · Celebration, Performance, Poetry

Here is Nicole Peyrafitte‘s performance at the Film Anthology Archives  in NYC on May 7, 2011, as part of “Logic of the World: The Poetics of Robert Kelly: Celebrating His 75th Birthday & His 50 Years Teaching at Bard College,” sponsored by The Brooklyn Rail, presented by Jonas Mekas and hosted by Phong Bui. You […]

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Robert Kelly’s Homage for Jerome Rothenberg @ 80

December 13th, 2011 · 1 Comment · Homage, Poet, Poetry

Unable to be present in person for the celebratory gathering for Jerome Rothenberg @ 80 at the Graduate Center last Friday, Robert Kelly sent the following homage, which I read as part of the introduction to Jerome Rothenberg’s reading (the other part being David Antin’s homage, read by Charles Bernstein & published here). “I wish I could be there now […]

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Nicole Peyrafitte performs Robert Kelly

October 6th, 2011 · No Comments · Live Reading, Performance

 Logic of the World: The Poetics of Robert Kelly 17—Nicole Peyrafitte   PART 17—Nicole Peyrafitte: “Songs” from the day-long event at the Anthology Film Archives in NYC on May 7, 2011, as part of “Logic of the World: The Poetics of Robert Kelly: Celebrating His 75th Birthday & His 50 Years Teaching at Bard College,” […]

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