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Description - Nervous Device by Catherine Wagner

In Nervous Device, Catherine Wagner takes inspiration from Blake's "bounding line" to explore the poem as a body at the intersection between poet and audience. Using this as a figure for various sexual, political, and economic interactions, Wagner's poems shift between seductive lyricism and brash fragmentation as they negotiate the failure of human connection in the twilight of American empire.

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Book Details

ISBN: 9780872865655
ISBN-10: 0872865657
Format: Paperback / softback
(178mm x 140mm x mm)
Pages: 80
Imprint: City Lights Books
Publisher: City Lights Books
Publish Date: 30-Oct-2012
Country of Publication: United States

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Author Biography - Catherine Wagner

Catherine Wagner was born in Burma to American military parents, afterwards living in the Philippines, Indonesia, Yemen, and India before moving to the US. She received her MFA from the Iowa Writers' Workshop, studying with Jorie Graham, Donald Revell, and Denis Johnson, and a PhD from the University of Utah. She's an Associate Professor of English at Miami University.

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