By (author) Jordan Scott
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Blert by Jordan Scott
Book DescriptionThe bright, taut, explosive poems in Jordan Scott's Blert represent a spelunk into the mouth of the stutterer. Through the unique symptoms of the stutter (Scott, like fifty million others, has always stuttered), language becomes a rolling gait of words hidden within words, leading to different rhythms and textures, all addressed by the mouth's slight erosions. In Scott's lexicon, to blert is to stutter, to disturb the breath of speaking. The stutter quivers in all that we do, from a skip on a CD to a slip of the tongue. These experiences are often dismissed as aberrant, but in Blert, such fragmented milliseconds are embraced and mined as language. Often aimed full-bore at words that are especially difficult for the stutterer, Scott's poems don't just discuss, they replicate the act of stuttering, the 'blort, jam, and rejoice' involved in grappling with the granular texture of words.
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Book DetailsISBN: 9781552451991
(203mm x 127mm x 7mm)
Imprint: Coach House Books
Publisher: Coach House Books
Publish Date: 20-May-2004
Country of Publication: Canada
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Author Biography - Jordan Scott
Originally from Coquitlam, British Columbia, Jordan Scott now lives and hardly works in Toronto. Jordan's first book of poetry, Silt, was nominated for the Dorothy Livesay Poetry Prize. Sections of Blert have appeared in filling Station, drunken boat, and nypoesi. In the fall of 2006, Jordan worked on the final sections of Blert while acting as the writer-in-residence at the International Writers' and Translators' Centre in Rhodes, Greece.
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