Dislocations in Crystal
By (author) Michael Boughn
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Dislocations in Crystal by Michael Boughn
Book DescriptionAdrift in history and myth, fairy tales and TV, the tedious and the marvellous, you'll find Dislocations in Crystal. These poems move through the world opened by Prince Henry the Navigator's epoch-shifting push to open a sea route around Africa to the Spice Isles. They pick their way through the detritus of the world bequeathed by his success, looking for a land as promised, not of the given but the taken. Crossing and re-crossing untold regions disguised as a New World, these carefully crafted poems, in the tradition of Robin Blaser and Jack Spicer, scatter the seeds of the yet-to-be-thought, drawing readers onward towards a dream that lies past apocalypse.
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Book DetailsISBN: 9781552451113
(229mm x 148mm x 8mm)
Imprint: Coach House Books
Publisher: Coach House Books
Publish Date: 28-Jan-1999
Country of Publication: Canada
Books By Author Michael Boughn
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A meditation on both the roots of modernism and its manifestation in the work of H D, Ezra Pound, D H Lawrence, William Carlos Williams, Edith Sitwell, and many others. It is especially notable for its illumination of the role women played in creation of literary modernism.
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Author Biography - Michael Boughn
Michael Boughn is a writer, scholar and sometime teacher. His most recent book of poetry, one's own MIND, was published by the Institute of Further Studies. He lives in Toronto with his wife, Elizabeth, and two children, Amelia and Sam.
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