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Bandit Letters / Edition 1
     

Bandit Letters / Edition 1

by Sarah Messer
 

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ISBN-10: 1930974086

ISBN-13: 9781930974081

Pub. Date: 10/28/2001

Publisher: New Issues Poetry & Prose, Western Michigan University

Sarah Messer's Bandit Letters are an archive of rebellion: against coherence and for multiplicity. Her cast of elusive outlaws, who encounter the borders and borderlands of experience and identity, appear, reappear, and disappear in landscapes that conjure the Wild West, Colonial New England, and a pop-culture-strewn American present tense.

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Sarah Messer's Bandit Letters are an archive of rebellion: against coherence and for multiplicity. Her cast of elusive outlaws, who encounter the borders and borderlands of experience and identity, appear, reappear, and disappear in landscapes that conjure the Wild West, Colonial New England, and a pop-culture-strewn American present tense.

Product Details

ISBN-13:
9781930974081
Publisher:
New Issues Poetry & Prose, Western Michigan University
Publication date:
10/28/2001
Series:
New Issues Press Poetry Series
Edition description:
New Edition
Pages:
68
Product dimensions:
6.00(w) x 8.50(h) x 0.40(d)

Table of Contents

I
Starting with that time11
What it is like to be an outlaw13
How he is finally accused18
Catalogue for ladies in disguise19
Gossip22
Rumor24
Love letter25
Consumption26
It was trigger-happy27
Last pose28
Reasons why he may not have returned31
Hotel suicide33
II
I am the real Jesse James39
III
Look47
Some women marry houses49
With this change to indoor lighting51
Rendered dog53
Brochure55
After wildfire56
The sky is something58
In the market59
Dear America62
Song65
Notes67

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