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Arthur Sze

Appearing on Cross Cultural Poetics, Episode #215, "Sze/Moxley," hosted by Leonard Schwartz, April 4, 2010

Complete recording (31:31): MP3

Reading at the Kelly Writers House, December 5, 2006

  1. Introduction by Jessica Lowenthal (4:02): MP3
  2. Before Sunrise (1:58): MP3
  3. Earthshine (7 sections) (9:25): MP3
  4. The Great White Shark (2:01): MP3
  5. Didyma (10 sections) (15:13): MP3
  6. Q&A Discussion (19:38): MP3
Complete reading (52:41): MP3

"Before Sunrise", "Earthshine" and "Didyma" are from Quipu, Copper Canyon Press, 2005
"The Great White Shark" is from The Redshifting Web, Copper Canyon Press, 1998

Appearing on Cross Cultural Poetics Episode #36, "Time Juxtaposition," hosted by Leonard Schwartz, 2004

  1. Introduction (1:01): MP3
  2. On teaching at the Institute of American Indian Arts (0:53): MP3
  3. On "khipu" as a principle of composition (3:36): MP3
  4. Reading from "The Red Shifting Web" (3:09): MP3
  5. Discussing the structure of "The Red Shifting Web" (3:33): MP3
  6. Sense of time in Chinese Linguistics (2:07): MP3
  7. Using juxtaposition to create richness (1:20): MP3
  8. Translation process in The Silk Dragon (1:56): MP3
  9. Reading "Flying Light" by Li Ho (3:32): MP3
  10. More poetry by Li Ho (1:15): MP3
  11. Discussing previous translators of Chinese poetry (3:06): MP3
  12. Sze's current work (1:52): MP3
  13. Reading the first section of "Before Completion" (2:23): MP3
Complete recording (58:57): MP3

Arthur Sze and Bill Zavatsky for the Poetry Project, St. Mark's Church, New York, February 8, 1989

Recorded on audiocassette. Recording hosted by the Library of Congress.

  1. Side A (44:20): link
  2. Side B (47:12): same link

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