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ISBN-10: 0226925285

ISBN-13: 9780226925288

Edition: 2013

Authors: Charles Bernstein

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Long anticipated,Recalculatingis Charles Bernstein’s first full-length collection of new poems in seven years.As a result of this lengthy time under construction, the scope, scale, and stylistic variation of the poems far surpasses Bernstein’s previous work. Together, the poems ofRecalculatingtake readers on a journey through the history and poetics of the decades since the end of the Cold War as seen through the lens of social and personal turbulence and tragedy. The collection’s title, the now–familiar GPS expression, suggests a change in direction due to a mistaken or unexpected turn. For Bernstein, formal invention is a necessary swerve in the midst of difficulty. As in all his work…    
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Book details

List price: $25.00
Copyright year: 2013
Publisher: University of Chicago Press
Publication date: 3/13/2013
Binding: Hardcover
Pages: 208
Size: 6.50" wide x 9.50" long x 1.00" tall
Weight: 1.210
Language: English

Charles Bernstein lives in New York and is the Donald T. Regan Professor of English and Comparative Literature at the University of Pennsylvania, as well as coeditor of �L=A=N=G=U=A=G=E, the Electronic Poetry Center, and PennSound and cofounder of the SUNY-Buffalo Poetics Program. He is a fellow of the American Academy of Arts and Sciences. Among his many publications are three books also published by the University of Chicago Press: Girly Man, With Strings, and My Way: Speeches and Poems.

The Truth in Pudding
Poem Loading . . .
Talk to Me
From Stone
Sane as Tugged Vat, Your Love
Two Stones with One Bird
Sad Boy's Sad Boy
Blue Tile
The Honor of Virtue
Blown Wind
The Duck Hunters
Loneliness in Linden
Dea%r Fr∼ien%d
5 for MP
Brush Up Your Chaucer
The Importance of Being Bob
Every True Religion Is Bound to Fail
The Twelve Tribes of Dr. Lacan
Do Not Desensitize
Sea Drift
On Election Day
Last Words
I will not write imitative poetry
All Set
The Sixties, with Apologies
Not on My Watch
In Res Robin, Nibor Resalb Inscripsit Mentastrum (XXC)
Stupid Men, Smart Choices
Lenny Paschen Redux
Trouble Near Me
Irreconcilable Disrepair
sorrow where there is no pain
A Theory's Evolution
How Empty Is My Bread Pudding
["There once was a Young Woman of Whitechapel"]
Transegmental Drift
Incantation by Laughter
Great Moments in Taches Blanches
You Say Insipid, I say Inscripsit
["To empty earth falling unwilled"]
A Long Time 'til Yesterday
Joint Dark Energy Mission
To a Begging Redhead
The Moment Is You
This Poem Is in Finnish
The Jew
Manifest Aversions, Conceptual Conundrums, & Implausibly Deniable Links
And Aenigma Was His Name, O!
Armed Stasis
Unready, Unwilling, Unable
Recipe for Disaster
After Leminski
Catullus 85
Psychology of Composition (VII)
Venereal Muse
Poems for Rehab
Won't You Give Up This Poem to Someone Who Needs It?
The Most Frequent Words in Girly Man
Death on a Pale Horse
Up High Down Low Too Slow (2)
Charon's Boat
If You Say Something, See Something
["Tomorrow, dawn . . ."]
Today Is the Last Day of Your Life 'til Now
Time Served
Synchronicity All Over Again
Le pont Mirabeau
The Introvert
Be Drunken
Long Before the Rain, I Wept
Before You Go
Notes and Acknowledgments