A Forum on the Prosody of Thelonious Monk


Caliban, a journal of alternative poetry, featured this collection of articles on the workings and the implications of Thelonious Monk's music. The contributions include poetry inspired by Monk, analysis of his music, and social commentary. These writings were featured in Caliban 4 (1988). To read the current issue online, please go to calibanonline.com.


Table of Contents: 

Table of Contents Harry Smallenburg:
Monk, Bop, and a New Poetics Clark Coolidge:
Monk, A Head Steven Somers:
The Rhythm of Thelonious Monk Yusef Komunyakaa:
The Plea It's Always Night Charles Bernstein:
Applied Monk--Preliminary Note Lawson Fusao Inada:
Monk's Prosody Two Variations (Linear and Percussive) on a Theme by Thelonious Monk as Inspired by Mal Waldron- Blue Monk and Ricochet Wanda Coleman:
On Theloniousism