Toward a Criticism of the Spoken Word - All Posts
This is an ongoing series of posts that work towards a criticism of the Spoken Word. I will be looking at all forms of Spoken Word — not just poetry readings and spoken word/poetry performances but stand up comedy, confessional monologues, academic lectures, speeches, wrestling promos and any other act of public speech that rings my bell.
- The Lectern - Revisited
- How Should You Perform Haiku?
- Marc Kelly Smith - The L Train
- Why Every Poet Uses Poet Voice
- Gerry Potter - How Do You Respect Fuck All?
- Jean Binta Breeze - The Wife of Bath Speaks in Brixton Market
- Allen Ginsberg - Ah Sunflower
- C.M. Punk - The Pipe Bomb
- Spalding Gray - The Evacuation of Phnom Penh
- Pauline Pearce - The Hackney Riots
- August Kleinzahler - Sleeping it Off in Rapid City
- Derek Walcott- UCSD Convocation
- Darius Simpson and Scout Bostley - Lost Voices
- John Berryman - Dream Song #9
- A Notebook is Always a Notebook but is a Phone Always a Phone?
- Remembering the Death of Performance Poetry - Redux
- Remembering the Death of Performance Poetry