Signaletics

Signaletics

by Emilia Phillips
     
 

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Signaletics pits the measured against the immeasurable, the body against identity, and the political against the personal. With a defunct 19th-century body measurement system of criminal identification as a foundation, the poems move in and out of history, only to arrive at the immediate voice of a speaker, distraught about the death of a child brother, the remove of

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Signaletics pits the measured against the immeasurable, the body against identity, and the political against the personal. With a defunct 19th-century body measurement system of criminal identification as a foundation, the poems move in and out of history, only to arrive at the immediate voice of a speaker, distraught about the death of a child brother, the remove of a father, and the estrangement of the personal with the politics of her country.

Product Details

ISBN-13:
9781937378561
Publisher:
University of Akron Press, The
Publication date:
10/14/2013
Series:
Akron series in poetry
Sold by:
Barnes & Noble
Format:
NOOK Book
Pages:
72
File size:
411 KB

Meet the Author

Emilia Phillips was born in Chattanooga, Tennessee and received her MFA from Virginia Commonwealth University. Her poetry has appears in AGNI, Gulf Coast, Hayden’s Ferry Review, The Kenyon Review, and elsewhere.

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