Trio

Trio

by Norman Lock
     
 

Norman Lock's "Trio" combines his acclaimed Joseph Cornell's Operas and Emigres with Grim Tales, his riff on the Brothers Grimm. These masterful works of the imagination demonstrate Lock's innate ability to transform the fanciful into the tactile. He makes new things in exquisite words. A sample from Emigres: "A very old emigre, who was each day growing more

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Norman Lock's "Trio" combines his acclaimed Joseph Cornell's Operas and Emigres with Grim Tales, his riff on the Brothers Grimm. These masterful works of the imagination demonstrate Lock's innate ability to transform the fanciful into the tactile. He makes new things in exquisite words. A sample from Emigres: "A very old emigre, who was each day growing more forgetful, woke up in the dead of night, put on his best suit and tie, shined his shoes, put on his best hat (a rakish borsalino), and went to find the dancehall where fifty years before, in the distant country of his youth he had danced the tango, magnificently, with a girl whose silk dress he could still feel against his palms." From Joseph Cornells' Operas: "died young and Mad Ludwig drowned himself in the Starnberger and Lola Montes became a circus exhibit, but ah! the impresario answered, they flew, you know, until the end they all of them defied gravity such was the strength of their desirewho, we wondered, who then is Hubble peering at through his telescope, Lola Montes having long ago died? from his opera box Joseph Cornell said: her remnant of light still desiring."

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ISBN-13:
9780976659303
Publisher:
Ravenna Press
Publication date:
10/01/2007
Pages:
120
Product dimensions:
5.64(w) x 8.05(h) x 0.31(d)

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