Recommendations: Books, Film, & Music

The Bruise You Burned
2′ x 3′
Original text, paper collage, ink, watercolor,
prayer paper,
on paper

A Poet’s Guide

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Book Suggestions:

(Author)

Title
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(Adorno, Theodor)
Prisms

(Agambem, Giorgio)                                         
Homo Sacer
State of Exception

(Aeschulus) 
The Orestea [Cycle]

(Bachelard, Gaston)
The Poetics of Space

(Badiou, Alain)
Being and Event

(Bateson, Gregory)
Steps Toward an Ecology of Mind

(Baudrillard, Jean)
Simulacra and Simulation

(Benjamin, Walter)
Illuminations (esp. Art in an age of
Mechanical Reproduction

(Berry, Wendel)
Unsettling America

(Blake, William)
The Prophetic Books

(Braudel, Fernand)
The Structures of Everyday Life (vol.1-3)

Campion, John
Consilience

Chatwin, Bruce
Songlines

(Campbell, Joseph)
The Mythic Image

(Carson, Rachel)
Silent Spring 

(Chomsky, Noam)
Manufacturing Consent (with Edward S. Herman)
Necessary Illusions

(Dahlberg, Edward)
The Sorrows of Priapus

(Dante Alighieri)
The Divine Comedy (esp. Inferno)

(Davenport, Guy)
Geography of the Imagination 

(Deacon, Terrance)
Incomplete Nature 

(de Certeau, Michel)
Heterologies 

(de la Cruz, Sor Juana)
El Sueño (Primero Sueño)
Translated by John Campion

(De Landa, Manuel)
1000 Years of Non-linear History 

(Deleuze, Gilles and Felix Guattari)
Anti-Oedipus
A Thousand Pateaus

(Derrida, Jacques)
Spectors of Marx 

(Dostoevsky, Fyodor)
The Brothers Karamazov
Crime and Punishment 

(Du Bois, W.E.B.)
The Souls of Black Folk  

The Egyptian Book of the Dead

(Engels, Friederich and Karl Marx )
Communist Manifesto  

(Esposito, Roberto)
Third Person 

(Euripides)
The Bacchae
Medea

(Feld, Steven)
Sound and Sentiment 

(Fenollosa, Ernest)
The Chinese Written Character as a Medium for Poetry 

(Foucault, Michel)
Disipline and Punish

(Frazier, James)
The Golden Bough

(Freud, Sigmund)
Civilization and Its Discontents
The Interpretation of Dreams 

(Frobenius, Leo)
African Genesis

(Fukuoka, Masanobu)
One Straw Revolution 

Gilgamesh, The Epic of 

(Graves, Robert)
The Golden Ass [Tr.]
The White Goddess  

(Griaule, Marcel)
Conversations with Ogotemmeli 

(Guattari, Felix)
Chaosophy  

(Homer)
The Iliad
The Odyssey
(Rouse)

(Huxley, Aldous)
Brave New World 

I Ching
Wilhelm/Baynes, editors

(Joyce, James)
The Dubliners
Finnegan’s Wake
Ulysses 

(Jung, Carl)
Aion
Alchemical Studies
Mystierium Coniunctionis 

(Kafka, Franz)
Metamorphosis
The Penal Colony 

(Kauffman, Stuart)
Reinventing the Sacred 

(Kropotkin, Peter)
Mutual Aid 

(Lao Tzu)
Tao te Ching 

(Leopold, Aldo)
A Sand County Almanac  

(Levi-Strauss, Claude)
The Raw and the Cooked 

The Mahabarhata
(esp. Baghavad Gita)

(Mander, Gerry)
In the Absence of the Sacred 

(Marcuse, Herbert)
Eros and Civilization 

(Margulis, Lynn)
Acquiring Genomes
Symbiotic Planet

(Marx, Karl)
Capital
The Eighteenth Brumaire 

(McHarg, Ian)
Design with Nature 

(McNeill, William)
Plagues and Peoples 

(Melville, Herman)
Moby Dick  

(Nabhan, Gary)
Enduring Seeds

The Nag Hamadi Library
(Gnostic Gospels)

(Neumann, Erich)
The Mother Goddess
The Origins and History of Consciousness

(Olson, Charles)
Maximus Poems
Selected Writings of Charles Olson “Human
Universe,” “Equal that is to the Real Itself  

(Orwell, George)
Homage to Catalonia
1984 

(Ovid)
Metamorphosis  

(Plato)
Apology
Crito
Phaedo
Republic (esp. Allegory of the cave)
Symposium 

(Polanyi, Karl)
The Great Transformation 

The Popul Vuh
(Translated by Dennis Tedlock)

(Pound, Ezra)
The Cantos

(Prigogine, Ilya)
Order out of Chaos

(Reich, Wilhelm)
The Function of the Orgasm
The Mass Psychology of Fascism

(Santillana, Giorgio de and Hertha von Deschend)
Hamlet’s Mill

(Sauer, Carl O.)
Seeds, Spades, Hearths, and Herds 

(Schrodinger, Erwin)
What is Life? 

(Schwenk, Theodor)
Sensitive Chaos 

(Shakespeare, William)
Hamlet
Lear
Tempest… 

(Sophocles)
Antigone
Oedipus at Colonus
Oedipus Rex 

(Thomas, Lewis)
The Lives of a Cell 

The Tibetan Book of the Dead

(Trotsky, Leon)
The Revolution Betrayed 

(Varela, Francisco and Humberto Maturana)
The Tree of Knowledge 

(Whitehead, Alfred North)
Process and Reality 

(Wilson, E.O.)
The Social Conquest of Earth

(Yates, Frances A.)
The Art of Memory
Giordano Bruno and the Hermetic Tradition
The Occult Philosophy in Elizabethan England

Truth is Consensual
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Suggestions for Film:

(Director)
Title

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(Akerman, Chantal)
“Jeanne Dielman, 23 Quai du Commerce, 1080 Bruxelles”

(Antonioni, Michelangelo)
La Aventura
Red Desert
The Passenger

(Bertolucci, Bernardo)
The Conformist
1900

Bergman, Ingmar)
Persona
The Seventh Seal
Wild Strawberries 

(Bresson, Robert)
The Trial of Joan of Arc

(Bunuel, Luis)
An Andalusian Dog
Exterminating Angels
The Discreet Charm of the Bourgeosie
The Phantom of Liberty

(Campion, Jane)
Angel at My Table

(Carne, Marcel)
Children of Paradise
Les Visiteur du Soir

(Cassavetes, John)
Faces

(Cocteau, Jean)
Blood of the Poet
Orpheus and Euridice

(Daren, Maya)
The Divine Horseman
Meshes in the Afternoon

(Claire, Denis)
“Beau Travail”

(de Sica, Vittorio)
Bicycle Thieves
The Garden of the Finzi-Continis

(Eisenstein, Sergei)
Battleship Potemkin

(Erice, Victor)
The Spirit of the Beehive

(Fassbinder, Rainer)
Berlin Alexanderplatz
Veronica Voss

(Fellini, Frederico)
8 ½
Roma
La Dolce Vita

(Ford, John)
The Man Who Shot Liberty Valence
The Searchers

(Godard, Jean-Luc)
Alphaville
Contempt
Farewell to Language
King Lear

(Greenaway, Peter)
Prospero’s Books
Zed and Two Noughts

(Herzog, Werner)
Every Man Against Himself and God Against All
Stroszek

(Hitchcock, Alfred)
Rear Window
North by Nortwest
Vertigo

(Holland, Agnieska)
In Darkness

(Huston, John)
Treasure of the Sierra Madre

(Jodorowsky, Alejandro)
El Topo

(Kiarostami, Abbas)
The Taste of Cherry
The Wind Will Carry Us

(Kubrick, Stanley)
2001
The Killing
Dr. Strangelove

(Kurosawa, Akira)
Roshomon
Kagemusha
Dersu Uzala

(Lang, Fritz)
Metropolis 

(Miyazaki, Hayao)
Sprited Away

(Murnau, F.W.)
Faust
Nosferatu

(Ophuls, Max)
The Sorrow and the Pity 

(Ozu, Yasujiro)
Floating Weeds
Tokyo Story

(Passolini, Pier Paolo)
Medea
Hawks and Sparrows
Teorema

(Peckinpaw, Sam)
Wild Bunch

(Ray, Satyajit)
Pather Panchali

(Riefenstahl, Leni)
Triumph of the Will

(Renoir, Jean)
Grand Illusion
Rules of the Game

(Rosselini, Roberto)
Rome
Open City

(Scorcese, Martin)
King of Comedy
Raging Bull

(Tati, Jaques)
Mr. Hulot’s Holiday
PlayTime

(Tarkovsky, Andrei)
The Mirror
Solaris
The Stalker

(Teshigahara, Hiroshi)
The Face of Another
Woman in the Dunes

(Tavernier, Bertrand)
Coup de Torchon
The Clockmaker of Saint-Paul

(Varda, Agnes)
Cleo from 5 to 7

(Visconti, Luchino)
The Leopard

(von Trotta, Margarethe)
Rosa Luxemburg

(Weine, Robert)
The Cabinet of Dr. Caligari

(Welles, Orson)
Citizen Kane
Touch of Evil

(Wenders, Wim)
Wings of Desire

(Wertmuller, Lina)
Seven Beauties

(Wilder, Billy)
Sunset Boulevard

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SUGGESTIONS FOR LATE 20th
and early 21st CENTURY MUSIC

(Composer)
Title

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(Andriessen, Louis)
De Staat 

(Birtwistle, Harrison)
Triumph of Time

(Boulez, Pierre)
Derive  

(Berio, Luciano)
Sinfonia  

(Cage, John)
Roaratoria

(Campion, Edmund)
Losing Touch

(Carter, Elliott)
Second String Quartet

(Cox, Cindy)
Patágon 

(Donatoni, Franco)
Lumen 

(Feldman, Morton)
Samuel Beckett 

(Grisey, Gerard)
Les Espaces Acoustique 

(Gubaidulina, Sofia)
Homage to T. S. Eliot 

(Lachenmann, Helmut)
Dance Suite with German Anthem

(Ligeti, György)
Nouvelle Aventures  

(Lutoslawski, Witold)
Three Poems of Henri Michoux  

(Messiaen, Olivier)
Colors of the Celestial City  

(Murail, Tristan)
Serendipity 

(Nancarrow, Conlon)
Studies for Player Piano  

(Nono, Luigi)
Homage to Emilio Vedova  

(Part, Arvo)
Tabula Rasa 

(Reich, Steve)
Music for 18 Musicians  

(Saariajo, Kaija)
Private Gardens

(Scelsi, Giacinto)
Aion-Pfhat-Konx-Om-Pax 

(Schnitke, Alfred)
Symphony # 4  

(Stockhausen, Karlheinz)
Stimmung 

(Takemitsu, Toru)
Riverrun 

(Ustvolskaya, Galina)
Late Piano Works 

(Varèse, Edgar)
Ecquitorial
Nocturnal  

(Vivier, Claude)
Bouchara

(Xenakis. Iannis)
Psappha