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Calm Things
By Shawna Lemay

Calm Things

Essays

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Format: Paperback / softback

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Calm Things by Shawna Lemay

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The term still life did not come into being until 1650. The French adopted the term nature morte, dead nature, around 1750. The painter de Chirico was said to have preferred the Italian term vita silente. The Japanese, however, call still life, calm things. Calm Things is the title essay of this collection of meditations on what it is like to live with still life, and to live poetically. Both an insider's glimpse into the precarious world of artist and poet, and a long gaze at objects and the calm and silence they hold, these essays prize the ordinary, radiant gift of common things.

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Book Details

ISBN: 9780978491734
ISBN-10: 0978491734
Format: Paperback / softback
(221mm x 147mm x 8mm)
Pages: 85
Imprint: Palimpsest Press
Publisher: Palimpsest Press
Publish Date: 1-Sep-2008
Country of Publication: United States

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