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  • Rose Alley Jeremy M. Davies

    Rose Alley
    Jeremy M. Davies

    When violence erupts on the streets of Paris in May 1968, a hapless international film crew finds itself stranded during the shooting of a preposterous low-budget blue movie about notorious 18th century erotic poet John Wilmot, the Earl of Rochester. […]

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  • There’s the Hand and There’s the Arid Chairby Tomaz Salamun

    There’s the Hand and There’s the Arid Chair
    by Tomaz Salamun

    Poems born in “a time of abrupt needs,” There’s the Hand and There’s the Arid Chair catalogues those individual and imperative fancies that, in the cosmos of Tomaz Salamun, eternity aims to replace: A genealogy of dressmakers and songbirds. A topography […]

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  • The Brittle Age and Returning Uplandby René Char Translated by Gustaf Sobin

    The Brittle Age and Returning Upland
    by René Char Translated by Gustaf Sobin

    When Gustaf Sobin arrived in France at the age of twenty-seven in 1963, he befriended the poet René Char, who, as Sobin writes, “taught me my trade.” “René Char taught me, first, to read particulars: that the meticulously observed detail, […]

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  • Aura: Last Essaysby Gustaf Sobin

    Aura: Last Essays
    by Gustaf Sobin

    Gustaf Sobin’s final book of essays continues his meditations on the meaning of archaeological vestiges in the south of France. Sobin’s writing synthesizes insights from anthropology, philosophy, theology, and the history of art to produce a spiritual and poetic travelogue […]

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  • Placed Carol Snow

    Carol Snow

    Placed is a poetic sequence that juxtaposes words, phrases, quotes, and lyric excerpts in the manner of stones in a Japanese dry-landscape Zen garden—karesansui. “Subtexts” identify sources of quotations, ranging from Basho to the Marx Brothers. Time is stilled here, […]

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  • Juliology Nicolas Pesquès

    Nicolas Pesquès

    Juliology is an extended poetic meditation on a mountain (Juliau) that is visible from the poet’s house in the Ardèche region of south-central France. Focusing in particular on the yellow flowering English broom that covers the mountain in spring, Pesquès […]

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  • Divertimenti and VariationsHeimito von Doderer

    Divertimenti and Variations
    Heimito von Doderer

    A story collection by the acclaimed Austrian novelist of the early and mid-twentieth century, Divertimenti and Variations mediates traditional and experimental story technique to explore the authentic self and creates musically-based narrative forms. These narrative experiments were begun in 1923, […]

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  • Lyric Postmodernisms: An Anthology of Contemporary Innovative Poetriesedited by Reginald Shepherd

    Lyric Postmodernisms: An Anthology of Contemporary Innovative Poetries
    edited by Reginald Shepherd

    Lyric Postmodernisms gathers many well established poets whose work transcends the boundaries between traditional lyric and avant-garde experimentation. Some have been publishing since the 1960s, some have emerged more recently, but all have been influential on newer generations of American […]

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  • Autobiography/OughtabiographyAnthony Hawley

    Anthony Hawley

      Through two series of poems, Autobiography/ Oughtabiography explores tensions between memory, erasure, writing, and the self. The title sequence tracks a speaking voice as it works through shards of its past, questioning and, at times, undermining the autobiographical act, […]

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  • sexoPUROsexoVELOZ // Septiembre Dolores Dorantes

    sexoPUROsexoVELOZ // Septiembre
    Dolores Dorantes

    sexoPUROsexoVELOZ and Septiembre are books two and three of Mexican poet Dolores Dorantes’ lifelong project titled Dolores Dorantes. These works consist of fragmented interlocking sequences of poems that create a scaffolding to frame Dorantes’ vivid explorations of the intensely personal […]

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  • Mopus: A Novel  by Oisín CurranIntroduction by Steve Katz

    Mopus: A Novel by Oisín Curran
    Introduction by Steve Katz

    An astounding debut novel, written with courage, innovation, wisdom, style. Oisîn Curran leads us onto a topology of narrative surfaces that appear and disappear seamlessly: subway terrorists in an urban density, a bucolic meadow and stream, postapocalyptic devastation, a ninth […]

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  • Air and Memory Franco Loi

    Air and Memory
    Franco Loi

    After World War II dialect poetry became widespread in Italy, with the Milanese poet Franco Loi being one of its most prominent practitioners. In the 1970s, a leading critic called Loi “the most powerful poetic personality of recent years,” and […]

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  • The Cry at Zero Andrew Joron

    The Cry at Zero
    Andrew Joron

    Here Andrew Joron ranges through literature, science, and philosophy as he maps a poetics that confronts postmodern skepticism and begins from the premise that poets are “chained to the impossible,” that the poetic “cry” exceeds specific social crises. Joron proposes […]

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  • The Stripping Point Brian Henry

    The Stripping Point
    Brian Henry

    In The Stripping Point Brian Henry moves through extremes of formal invention and referentiality in two poetic series immersed in the lust and language of the everyday. Set at a paper mill in the 1990s, “More Dangerous Than Dying” charts […]

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  • Daily Sonnets Laynie Browne

    Daily Sonnets
    Laynie Browne

    In Daily Sonnets Laynie Browne charts new territory as she subtly investigates the daily influxes of the poetic moment. From longing for the family in the very midst of the family, to the play of the mind which mimics and shepherds […]

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