In the Time of Assignments

In the Time of Assignments

by Douglas Martin
     
 

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In the Time of Assignments transforms a decade’s worth of feeling into a lyrical collection of verse. Readers familiar with Martin’s work will find a repurposing and revelation of the foundations for his prior experiments in prose. The work is divided into three parts, each with a geographical marker indicating the narrator’s evolving identitySee more details below

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In the Time of Assignments transforms a decade’s worth of feeling into a lyrical collection of verse. Readers familiar with Martin’s work will find a repurposing and revelation of the foundations for his prior experiments in prose. The work is divided into three parts, each with a geographical marker indicating the narrator’s evolving identity, from the formative, Red State landscape that colors the first section through the widening horizons, growing sexual awareness, and crush of experience found in the final two. The beautifully fragmentary narrative exhibited in Martin’s novels takes hold here in long, poetic sequences and angled interludes; lyric is the steady underpinning.

Product Details

ISBN-13:
9781593763633
Publisher:
Soft Skull Press, Inc.
Publication date:
12/10/2007
Sold by:
Barnes & Noble
Format:
NOOK Book
Pages:
256
File size:
0 MB

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