The Blind Chatelaine's Keys: Her Biography Through Your Poetics

The Blind Chatelaine's Keys: Her Biography Through Your Poetics

by Eileen R Tabios
     
 


Poetry. Literary Nonfiction. THE BLIND CHATELAINE'S KEYS takes its impetus from three impossibilities: (i) biography (and autobiography)-something is always left out, (ii) artistic criticism: the critic's subjectivity inevitably comes to play, and (iii) pure persona in poems-the poet's self remains a presence no matter how much a poet may wish to disrupt… See more details below

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Poetry. Literary Nonfiction. THE BLIND CHATELAINE'S KEYS takes its impetus from three impossibilities: (i) biography (and autobiography)-something is always left out, (ii) artistic criticism: the critic's subjectivity inevitably comes to play, and (iii) pure persona in poems-the poet's self remains a presence no matter how much a poet may wish to disrupt the "I". Eileen R. Tabios, known as "Chatelaine" in poetry blogland, uses others' criticisms and engagements of her writings to create a narrative arc that serves as a biography. Since the biography is based (mostly) on her poems, it conceptually pushes the idea summed up by Ted Berrigan: "there is a self inside almost all of the poems."

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ISBN-13:
9781934289921
Publisher:
BlazeVOX Books
Publication date:
08/13/2008
Pages:
198
Product dimensions:
7.40(w) x 9.20(h) x 0.50(d)

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