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This Nest, Swift Passerine
     

This Nest, Swift Passerine

by Dan Beachy-Quick
 

Poetry. One of the most acclaimed new poets in America entwines found and original texts, creating literal form--this book--out of sheer metaphor. In this language nest, the mind of poet and reader find a common dwelling place. Through this collaged material ("used" motifs running through include Echo and Narcissus, spider webs, and philosophy), the author reveals

Overview


Poetry. One of the most acclaimed new poets in America entwines found and original texts, creating literal form--this book--out of sheer metaphor. In this language nest, the mind of poet and reader find a common dwelling place. Through this collaged material ("used" motifs running through include Echo and Narcissus, spider webs, and philosophy), the author reveals the nest of the mind/book as a never wholly original structure, but one that forms from found material.

Product Details

ISBN-13:
9781932195606
Publisher:
Tupelo Press
Publication date:
06/01/2009
Series:
2009 Subscription Series
Pages:
56
Product dimensions:
5.80(w) x 8.90(h) x 0.20(d)

Meet the Author


Dan Beachy-Quick is the author of four books of poems: NORTH TRUE SOUTH BRIGHT, SPELL, MULBERRY, and most recently, This Nest, Swift Passerine. Collaborating with the poet Srikanth Reddy, he also worked on the double sonnet sequence in Mobius Crowns. A book of interlinked meditations on Melville's Moby-Dick, A Whaler's Dictionary, was published in the fall of 2008 by Milkweed Editions. He edits poetry for the journal A Public Space. He currently teaches in the MFA Writing Program at Colorado State University, and will be a visiting writer at The Iowa Writer's Workshop for Spring 2010.

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