Mixed Frequencies: New & Selected Poems

Mixed Frequencies: New & Selected Poems

by Peter Michelson

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Michelson traveled for extended stays to Finland, Sri Lanka and China. In poems from these ventures, the narrator’s aggressive, appetitive stance and roiling language is replaced by the more narrative, less self-reflexive language of the witness. This is especially true of the Sri Lanka poems, which represent both the visitor’s wonder at an exotic, tropic world and the explicit terrors of trying to negotiate a police state under siege by violent insurgents. Michelson is at all times acutely aware of the politics in which his poetry operates.



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ISBN-13: 9781941196861
Publisher: MadHat, Inc.
Publication date: 01/27/2020
Pages: 296
Product dimensions: 6.00(w) x 9.00(h) x 0.67(d)

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