David Meltzer seminar
on poetry & poetics
Tuesday, March 4th – 7-10 pm
Call the bookshop for reservations – 415-586-3733.
David’s thoughts on the poetic calling range from the discipline’s roots in oral culture to the invention/ mythologies of writing systems, the book and the page, and the return to orality. Some of the material covered comes from his book, Two Way Mirror: A Poetry Notebook. Other material is from lectures originally given in the graduate Poetics Program at New College of California — exploring divination, the prophetic, Kabbalah, & the possibility & impossibility of language.
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