With Strings

With Strings

by Charles Bernstein


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Product Details

ISBN-13: 9780226044590
Publisher: University of Chicago Press
Publication date: 12/28/2001
Edition description: 1
Pages: 139
Product dimensions: 6.00(w) x 9.00(h) x 0.60(d)

About the Author

Charles Bernstein is the Donald T. Regan Professor of English and Comparative Literature at the University of Pennsylvania and a fellow of the American Academy of Arts and Sciences. 

Table of Contents

In Place of a Preface a Preface
Thinking I Think I Think
Ballad of Blue Green Plate
Fiddle of the Rat Faced Men
Total Valor
But Pharaoh Did Not Listen to Moses
Two Places at Once
Captain Cappuccino and His Merry Con Leches
From Talk Alone You Don't Get a Poem
Immanuel Can't but Sammy Can
In Between
Polynesian Days
Nickey, Turn Off the Lights (2)
The Age of Correggio and the Carracci
Like This
The Impunity of Garden Flowers
Johnny Cake Hollow
The Manufacture of Negative Experience
The Knees Have It
The Human Abstract
Poem Composed for Jackson Mac Low
Doggy Bag
The Throat
Little Orphan Anagram
Common Stock
The Smell of Cheap Cigars
Max Weber's Favorite Tylenol for Teething
American Boy with Bat
Cover Up Me for I Cannot Myself Cover
Echo Off (Use Other Entrance)
Lily's Dream
Continuity of Affiliation/Disabling Capacity
The Emotional Truth
Your Ad Here
Empty Biscuits
If Gif Were a Place
Ruminative Ablution
Today's Not Opposite Day
Peanut Butter and Jellyfish
Mr. Matise in San Diego
Egg Under My Feet
Low Regrets
It's Always Fair Measure
Besotted Desquamation
O! Li Po!
Contagious Proximity
Windows 95
Pinot Blanco
My God Has an Attitude Problem
The Holler
The Inevitable Flow of Material Things Through the Pores of the Years
Hoods and Scatters
These Horses Do Not Move Up and Down
The Stepmother's Hunger
"This Us Is Only ..."
Ms. Otis Regrets
The Boy Soprano
No More Cartwheels Off the Dock
Frequently Unasked Questions
Why We Ask You Not to Touch
Make It Snappy & That's Final
Sprung Monuments
This Poem Intentionally Left Blank
Log Rhythms
Notes and Acknowledgments

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