Monthly Archives: August 2009

Summer Reading Lists from Paul Foster Johnson

Influences:

Theodor Adorno, Aesthetic Theory
Jean Genet, Our Lady of the Flowers
Lyn Hejinian, My Life in the Nineties
Wayne Koestenbaum, Ode to Anna Moffo and Other Poems
Harryette Mullen, Muse & Drudge
Immanuel Kant, Critique of Judgment
Ad Reinhardt, Art as Art: The Selected Writings of Ad Reinhardt
Joan Retallack, Afterrimages
Frederick Seidel, The Cosmos Trilogy
Marjorie Welish, The Windows Flew Open

Summer Reading:

Edward Hallett Carr, The Bolshevik Revolution, Vol. 1-3
Guy Debord, Panegyric, Vol. 1-2
Gilles Deleuze, Francis Bacon: The Logic of Sensation
Rosalyn Drexler, Vulgar Lives
Rachel Loden, Dick of the Dead
Akilah Oliver, A Toast in the House of Friends
Joel Skousen, The Secure Home
Gore Vidal, Myra Breckinridge
David Wojnarowicz, Close to the Knives
Yevgeny Yevtushenko, Bratsk Station and Other New Poems

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