(‘Hap 3). Read three of the 'Wyatts' here.And the link
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These sonnets Hap:Understudies of Thomas Wyatt’s Petrarch are now published;
see here: https://robertsheppard.blogspot.com/2018/10/robert-sheppard-hap-understudies-of.html
and is available from Knives Forks and Spoons here:
Taking only the sonnets Wyatt ‘translated’ from Petrarch, but adding a few of my own, I’ve merged the historical Wyatt with his hysterical contemporary analogue, a reluctant civil servant of a corrupt administration.
They also appear in Book One of ‘The English Strain’ project, The English Strain, is available from Shearsman Books here:
(Book Two, Bad Idea is available from Knives Forks and Spoons, HERE: https://www.knivesforksandspoonspress.co.uk/product-page/bad-idea-by-robert-sheppard-102-pages )
The complete short videos are as follows:
Unfortunately, Allen Fisher and Boyland/Blowers didn't record. Video messages from Ian McMillan, Charles Bernstein and Chris McCabe were also played.
Here's a link to Charles' message about 'aesthetic justice' recorded in Liverpool after the Storm and Golden Sky reading. https://media.sas.upenn.edu/app/public/watch.php?file_id=210403
Additionally, during the month of March (NOW ON), in the gallery space at the Arts Centre, there will be an exhibition of Sheppard and Patricia Farrell’s Ship of Fools press. Visit the hub post to take you to all the posts concerning the Ship of Fools exhibition here.