Eiko and Koma

Eiko and Koma

by Forrest Gander
     
 

Poet Forrest Gander's mesmerizing series of poems — hinging around a dance schematic — that captures and extends Eiko & Koma's performance with lyrical intensity and vividness
For over thirty years, Eiko & Koma, the Japanese-born choreographers and dancers,have created an influential theatre of movement out of stillness, shape, light, and sound. In

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Poet Forrest Gander's mesmerizing series of poems — hinging around a dance schematic — that captures and extends Eiko & Koma's performance with lyrical intensity and vividness
For over thirty years, Eiko & Koma, the Japanese-born choreographers and dancers,have created an influential theatre of movement out of stillness, shape, light, and sound. In tribute and collaboration, the acclaimed American poet Forrest Gander has written a mesmerizing series of poems — hinging around a dance schematic — that captures and extends the dancers’ performance with lyrical intensity and vividness.

Product Details

ISBN-13:
9780811220941
Publisher:
New Directions Publishing Corporation
Publication date:
07/10/2013
Pages:
46
Sales rank:
959,062
Product dimensions:
5.80(w) x 8.70(h) x 0.30(d)

Meet the Author

Forrest Gander grew up in Virginia and has degrees in geology and English literature. His recent books include the novel As a Friend andthe translation Firefly Under the Tongue: Selected Poems of Coral Bracho (PEN
Translation Prize Finalist), both from New Directions. A United States
Artists Rockefeller Fellow, Gander is recipient of fellowships from the NEA,
the Guggenheim, Howard, and Whiting foundations. He is the Adele Kellenberg
Seaver Professor of Literary Arts and Comparative Literature at Brown
University.

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