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America, a prophecy : a new reading of American poetry from pre-Columbian times to the present

Author: George Quasha; Jerome Rothenberg
Publisher: New York : Random House, 1973.
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Genre/Form: Translations
Anthologie
Translations into English
Document Type: Book
All Authors / Contributors: George Quasha; Jerome Rothenberg
ISBN: 039448083X 9780394480831
OCLC Number: 605755
Description: xxxviii, 603 pages : illustrations ; 22 cm
Contents: Re Beginnings: [Iroquois]: The tree of the great peace --
From Song of myself --
Religio or, The child's guide to knowledge --
From winning his way --
The walls do not fall / --
Not ideas about the thing but the thing itself --
Map one: Origins: [Maya]: From Popol Vuh: Beginnings --
[Delaware]: From The walam olum, or red score --
The great explosion --
Maximus, from dogtown-I --
Tribal memories (passages) --
[Sermon]: Behold the rib! --
The end --
[Sioux]: Three for bear --
Canto XLVII --
A series of seri songs / whales --
The head of the whale --
The animals --
"In winter in my room" Emily Dickinson --
The lynx --
The masks --
This compost --
Map of the earth & sky: migrations --
Book of the Hopi [I]: Migration symbols --
Book of the Hopi [II]: Song of the humpbacked flute player --
"Moundbuilders": The great serpent mound of Adams County, Ohio --
The prairies --
Hamatreya --
Relation --
A lesson in geography --
Anecdote of men by the thousand --
Lewiston is a pleasant place --
Cutty sark --
A landscape from Four saints in three acts --
The hump-backed flute player --
Words --
[Papago]: From "Naming events" --
Food --
Aztec definitions --
Stones --
Chicken --
Nail --
Schizophrenic definitions --
Short introduction to the word --
From Notes and projects for the large glass --
Movements from the punctual and segmentative aspects of some Hopi verbs --
Excerpts from gloss for an unknown language --
--
Five words for Joe dunn on his 22nd birthday --
A moon peyote altar --
Shaker events --
Sadakichi's 1895 psychedelic light show --
Conversation VIII. Nativity of spirit, Family relation --
From twenty-seven episodes for the aquarian theater --
2 pages, 122 words on music and dance --
Past and present --
Song from Shaking the pumpking [Seneca] --
Sound-poem --
Charcoal man --
Kling-Hratzvenga (Deathwail) --
Ghost tantra No. 8 --
"5th gatha" --
2 useful poems that traveled across the Atlantic --
Magical incantation --
Coyote Shaman songs --
bright --
[Maya]: From The popol vuh: blood-girl and the chiefs of hell. The mother --
Empire brothers --
Ode inscribed to W.H. Channing --
From Paterson, book three --
Testimony --
From the beautiful contradictions --
Mescaline --
Respondez! --
The ice eagle --
Black snake --
American spring song --
The boasting drunk in Dodge --
Wyof --
The inner part --
Three songs of mad coyote --
The goddess --
From The teeth-mother naked at last --
Black dada nihilismus --
Canto --
From The birth of the war god --
A tree of history --
From Battiste Good's winter count --
From The first book of the American chronicles of the times --
From The book of Mormon: Christ's crucifixion witnessed in America --
From deaths on three-mile creek --
Letter --
To the states --
Who was he? --
History of Nez Perce Indians from 1805 up to the present time 1880 --
I am the woman --
The lawyers know too much --
Euripides Alexopoulus --
The man in the brown coat --
They all made peace --
what is peace? --
Newsreel LXVI --
Mister Charlie --
Rho --
The dam --
Passages 24 orders --
Thesis --
"In Goya's greatest scenes" --
For the day of atonement/ 1963 --
The signifying monkey and the lion --
Old man Sam Ward's history of the Gee-Haw Whimmy-Diddle --
Drawing of a band concert on a matchbox --
Cartography --
history --
From The presidents of the United States of America --
George Washington and the loss of his teeth --
The compost --
Telling about Coyote --
Horoscope of a tentative North American Republic --
Lines --
after Shakespeare --
Pip'soliloquy --
Three poems --
From mineself --
minesoul --
and --
mine --
cast-iron lover --
Vision --
Five prose poems --
From love's body --
Vision event --
Spirit song --
The dog vision --
Fragment from "The sleepers" --
Fromn The narrative of A. Gordon Pym --
From The hasheesh eater --
"I think I was enchanted" --
Poem --
Birds --
Houdini --
We meet the old griper [a mythdream] --
From Hoodoo-conjuration-witchcraft-rootwork --
Coffin --
The face in the bar room mirror --
The people v. the people --
The house of incest --
The outlaw of the lowest planet --
Unfold! unfold! Ritual one --
Coyote --
Psalm IV --
At the well --
The angel --
The diabolic condition --
The hen flower --
"A coven" --
I am a cowboy in the boat of Ra --
A waratah blossom --
thru Dennis Tedlock: The shumeekuli --
Two mushrooms --
Song of the east --
Meditation 31. Joh. 15.13. Greater love hath no man etc. --
Peyote songs --
Blight --
For plants --
Forest --
Short: snake doctor blues --
But so as by fire --
Th' Ambrosia of the god's as weed on earth --
And once again --
The yellow flower --
The code --
Celestial trees of Glacier Park --
Canto XVII --
The pleasures of variety --
Heavenly display --
The garden --
From X-ing a paragraph --
Sea-shore fancies --
"I cannot live with you" --
The marshes of Glynn --
American Indian songs --
The return --
Love-chemical relationship --
Sonnets that please --
Spenser's Ireland --
The last poem to be written --
From hang it on the wall --
A:4 --
Four poems --
Poem --
From spring and all --
The structure of Rime I --
From "projective verse" --
The watchers --
Phonemics --
From lecture on nothing --
From Stanzas for Iris Lezak --
The music, the rooms --
Forms XIII --
Sunflower sutra --
"211th chorus" from Mexico City blues --
Exercises for ear --
on seeing paroah sanders blowing --
do you remember --
From high summer --
From sonnets --
The day of the bell --
The translucent mechanics --
Maumau American canto 31 --
Tablet XII --
A frame from the Dresden Codex --
From The blue house of Tlaloc --
Emblem poems --
Prose poem --
From October --
From The Biglow papers --
The runner --
Visor'd --
Two poems --
Cyanea arctica --
"Banish air from air" --
Three definitions from sharp --
Two untitled poems --
Dramatic fragment --
From Chippewa music --
From The Chinese written character as a medium for poetry --
Oread --
Canto XLIX --
A white hunter --
From A geographical history of America --
From Before the flowers of friendship faded friendship faded --
From lifting belly --
Arithmetical progression of the verb "to be" --
From A prolegomenon to a theodicy --
Affectionate.
Responsibility: edited by George Quasha and Jerome Rothenberg.

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