L=A=N=G=U=A=G=E (magazine)

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Cover of L=A=N=G=U=A=G=E magazine (February 1978).png
cover (inaugural issue)
Author editors: Charles Bernstein & Bruce Andrews
Country United States
Language English
Genre Poetry & Essay
Publication date
February 1978
Media type journal / magazine

L=A=N=G=U=A=G=E was an avant garde poetry magazine edited by Charles Bernstein and Bruce Andrews that ran thirteen issues from 1978 to 1981. Along with This,[citation needed] it is the magazine most often referenced as the breeding ground for the group of writers who became known as the Language poets.[1][2][3]


  • Bruce Andrews, Professor Charles Bernstein, eds. (February 27, 1984). The Language Book. Southern Illinois University Press. ISBN 978-0-8093-1106-4. 


  1. ^ "L=A=N=G=U=A=G=E P=O=E=T=R=Y". Textetc. Retrieved June 29, 2011. 
  2. ^ "George Hartley on Language Poetry". UPenn. July 18, 2007. Retrieved June 29, 2011. 
  3. ^ "Jacket 2 - Kate Lilley: This L=A=N=G=U=A=G=E". Jacket magazine. May 4, 1997. Retrieved June 29, 2011. 

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