Content's Dream: Essays 1975-1984
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Content's Dream: Essays 1975-1984

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First published in 1986, now a classic for all who care about the poetry and poetics of the late twentieth century, Content's Dream is a witty, consummately intelligent, and ever stylish collection of essays by one of the country's most innovative and influential poets, whose work has come to be associated with L=A=N=G=U=A=G=E, the magazine he coedited at the time these es...more
Paperback, 465 pages
Published March 28th 2001 by Northwestern University Press (first published 1986)
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This is the book that introduced me to L=A=N=G=U=A=G=E poetry way back in the eighties....
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Charles Bernstein is an American poet, theorist, editor, and literary scholar. Bernstein holds the Donald T. Regan Chair in the Department of English at the University of Pennsylvania. He is one of the most prominent members of the Language poets (or L=A=N=G=U=A=G=E poets). In 2006 he was elected a Fellow of the American Academy of Arts and Sciences. In 2005, Bernstein was awarded the Dean's Award...more
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