Jerome Rothenberg

Jerome Rothenberg is an internationally known poet, polemicist, translator, and anthologist with over eighty books of poetry and ten assemblages of traditional and contemporary poetry, such as Technicians of the Sacred (tribal & oral poetry; Doubleday, 1968) and Poems for the Millennium (twentieth-century experimental modernism; University of California Press, 1995). Poetics & Polemics 1985–2005 (essays; University of Alabama Press) appeared in 2008, and a nineteenth-century prequel to Poems for the Millennium, co-edited with Jeffrey Robinson, was published in January 2009 (University of California Press). He was a founding figure of ethnopoetics as a combination of poetic practice and theory, and he has been a longtime practitioner and theorist of poetry performance. Triptych, his thirteenth book of poems from New Directions, appeared in 2007, and books of his poetry published in 2010 and 2011 include Concealments & Caprichos (Black Widow Press), Gematria Complete (Marick Press), and Retrievals: Uncollected & New Poems 2005–2010 (Junction Press).

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