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Leevi Lehto

Sanasade. A Make Copies Video, February 22, 2018

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Nonstop Action Poetry at Kiasma Theatre, Helsinki, Finland, April 26, 2012

with Tomomi Adachi and Cia Rinne

Complete recording (01:27:41):

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MLA Offsite Series Reading in Philadelphia, December 26, 2006

Reading a sound poem (2:09): MP3

From Charles Bernstein's Portraits Series: Leevi's Sampo, September 29, 2006

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Leevi Lehto
Leevi and I were on the train from Helsinki to Turku (the old capital city) for the launch, at the annual Turku book fair, of my Finnish book, Runouden puolustus. Esseit ja runoja kahdelta vuosituhannelta (A Defence of Poetry. Essays and Poems From Two Millennia. So I asked Leevi — "What was the first Finnish poem?"
(mp4, 1 min. 6 secs, 8 mb)

From Audioei 1 / OEI #26, 2006

Elegia (3:24): MP3

Reading at the Kelly Writers House, University of Pennsylvania, February 23, 2005

    Introduction by Charles Bernstein (3:41): MP3

  1. A Palindrome Poem from 1991 (0:23): MP3
  2. The Ingredients of the Fall (0:52): MP3
  3. News from Otava (0:55): MP3
  4. Exactly Absolutely (1:08): MP3
  5. A Fantasy (3:04): MP3
  6. Excerpt from Paiva (1:20): MP3
  7. Sanat tulevat yolla / Sane as Tugged Vat, Your Love with homphonic translation, read by Charles Bernstein (3:40): MP3

Lecture: "Finnish Poetry Then and Now" by Leevi Lehto

Complete Reading(1:02:52) MP3
With text of lecture

Complete Catalog of Lehto Audio and Video

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