Bosston

Bosston Ed Barrett Pressed Wafer Press, 2008

Bosston
Ed Barrett
Pressed Wafer Press, 2008

Red Sox pitcher Dice-K Masukaza, an MBTA Transit copy from Belfast, the Irish mob in Southie, Fan Pier development, the Institute of Contemporary Art, fallen politician and radio talk-show host Tom Finneran, the poet John Wieners, Ralph Waldo “The Rifleman” Emerson and Deborah Hussey Thoreau, Boston School Committee member and anti-busing advocate Louise Day Hicks, State Senator Diane Wilkerson, the ever present (and ever absent) mobster and FBI informant Whitey Bulger: Bosston completes Ed Barrett’s trilogy of Boston-based prose poem novels that includes Rub Out and Kevin White.

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Ed Barrett

About Ed Barrett

Edward Barrett (Ph.D., Harvard University) is Senior Lecturer in Comparative Media Studies/Writing, where his research, teaching, and publications focus on poetry and digital media. Poetry books: The Sinatra n (2016); Toward Blue Peninsula (2014); Down New Utrecht Avenue (2011); Bosston (2008); Kevin White (2007); Or Current Resident (2005); Rub Out —Three Verse Novels (2003); Sheepshead Bay (2001); Breezy Point (2000); Practical Lullabies for Joe (1999); Common Preludes (1994); The Leaves Are Something This Year (1992); Theory of Transportation (1990); and 7x3 (1987). Plays: Antigone (translated from the Greek; produced Off-Broadway, 1982). Opera libretto: Shaman (text translated from Navajo; premier, Manhattan Chamber Opera Company, NYC 1987). Digital Media books: Building Mobile Experiences (F. Bentley and E. Barrett, MIT Press, 2012); Contextual Media: Multimedia and Interpretation (MIT Press, 1995); Sociomedia (MIT Press, 1992); The Society of Text: Hypertext, Hypermedia, and the Social Construction of Information (MIT Press, 1989); and Text, ConText, and HyperText: Writing with and for the Computer (MIT Press, 1988). Textbooks: The MIT Guide to Teaching Web Site Design (E. Barrett, D. Levinson, S. Lisanti, MIT Press, 2001) and The Mayfield Handbook of Technical and Scientific Writing (L. Perelman, J. Paradis, and E. Barrett. McGraw-Hill, 1998).

 
 

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