Posts Tagged: Jena Osman

The Rumpus Poetry Book Club Chat with Juliana Spahr

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The Rumpus Poetry Book Club chats with Juliana Spahr about her new book That Winter the Wolf Came, the oil industry, and writing about "difficult" topics. ...more

Weekend Rumpus Roundup

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First off, Grant Snider unfolds one of our most dogged clichés.

More than one hundred and fourteen years ago, an uprising broke out in China that eventually became known as the Boxer Rebellion. But according to Jennifer Cheng, the movement now occurring in Hong Kong differs fundamentally from that violent, ultra-nationalist Rebellion of the past.

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National Poetry Month, Day 15: “Persona Ficta” by Jena Osman

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Jena Osman’s The Network was the Rumpus Poetry Book Club selection for November, 2010. You can read Brian Spears’s essay on why he chose the book here and the Rumpus Poetry Book Club Chat with Osman here

Persona Ficta

a corporation is to a person as a person is to a machine
    amicus curiae we know them as good and bad, they too are sheep and goats
    ventriloquizing the ghostly fiction.

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