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1998 Amselm Hollo - Big Shoes

From: Naropa University
Series: Jack Kerouac Disembodied School of Poetics
Length: 01:41

New American Poet Anselm Hollo reads his anti-Nike poem

Default-piece-image-2 This is a perfect piece to air during National Poetry Month. Hollo is an esteemed poet and translator. This is a funny, biting piece slamming globalization, Nike in particular. This piece is from Naropa University Archive's Jack Kerouac School of Disembodied Poetics collection. Allen Ginsberg founded the Kerouac School, a writing program, in 1974, and for 30 years he brought a group of counter culture writers, artists and thinkers to Boulder for a Summer Program. Naropa's Audio Archive is digitizing 2000 hours of readings, lectures and panel discussions, several hundred hours of which is available for free at www.archive.org. Click through 'audio' to 'naropa' and browse. Hollo has published over 30 books, and is a core faculty member at Naropa. The piece has never been broadcast - you will be among the first to make this rare recording available to listeners.

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This is a perfect piece to air during National Poetry Month. Hollo is an esteemed poet and translator. This is a funny, biting piece slamming globalization, Nike in particular. This piece is from Naropa University Archive's Jack Kerouac School of Disembodied Poetics collection. Allen Ginsberg founded the Kerouac School, a writing program, in 1974, and for 30 years he brought a group of counter culture writers, artists and thinkers to Boulder for a Summer Program. Naropa's Audio Archive is digitizing 2000 hours of readings, lectures and panel discussions, several hundred hours of which is available for free at www.archive.org. Click through 'audio' to 'naropa' and browse. Hollo has published over 30 books, and is a core faculty member at Naropa. The piece has never been broadcast - you will be among the first to make this rare recording available to listeners.

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