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Description for [––––––––]: Placeholder Paperback. [-------]: placeholder for all the things we can't name. Rob Halpern's *Common Place* series is here selected down to a single short volume, ending with the new poem Weak Link. Num Pages: 142 pages. BIC Classification: DCF. Category: (G) General (US: Trade). Dimension: 218 x 135 x 13. Weight in Grams: 190.
The poems included in this volume are drawn from Rob Halpern's four collections and two chapbooks - Rumored Place, Disaster Suites, Music for Porn, Common Place, Weak Link and Imaginary Politics - one long writing project for which [ - - - - - ] stands here in lieu of a proper title. According to Halpern, this sign serves as "a placeholder for a common world, the world we radically long for but whose advent is blocked by current conditions, the world whose beauty we know in dreams and whose ... Read more

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About Rob Halpern
Rob Halpern is the author of the *Common Place* tetralogy, published in the USA over the last eight years, and co-author (with Taylor Brady) of *Snow Sensitive Skin*. Recent essays and translations by Halpern appear in Chicago Review, Journal of Narrative Theory, and The Claudius App, and an essay by Sam Ladkin on the Common Place series can be found ... Read more

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'Halpern was as fearless as they came in 2012. His stunning third collection was both statement and experiment - a gruesome, erotic, studied, unflinching dissection of the ways that violence, sex, and social order tear at each other. Halpern uses the body as a battleground, and the solider as a stand-in for a range of repressed (and fulfilled) ... Read more

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