21 nov. 2008

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*Charles Bernstein. The Absent Father in Dumo. 1990. 37 pp.

I would argue that if you can read James Tate you can read Charles Bernstein. The basic technique of humorous juxtapositions and meaningful line breaks is the same. Bernstein is just a little more intellectual and his jokes are more sophisticated. It was very interesting to read this right after The Lost Pilot.