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Will Alexander - Across the Vapour Gulf - 9780811226813 - V9780811226813
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Across the Vapour Gulf

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Description for Across the Vapour Gulf Paperback. Series: New Directions Poetry Pamphlets. Num Pages: 64 pages. BIC Classification: DCF. Category: (G) General (US: Trade). Dimension: 229 x 152. .

In Will Alexander’s work, “Every poem reads like a subversive, alchemical wonder. It is tempting to label Alexander a surrealist or experimentalist, but he is truly a singular voice” (Jackson Poetry Prize citation).

Composed and collected by slow accretion over the span of thirty years, Across the Vapour Gulf opens with a note by the poet: “When I first laid eyes on the writing of Cioran I was smitten by the form. The aphorism seemed cleansed of detritus—in Cioran's hands, it seemed to spontaneously ignite. Poetry, history, philosophy, the essay, medicinally combined, appearing on the other side of itself as ... Read more

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New Directions Publishing Corporation United States
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New Directions Poetry Pamphlets
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About Will Alexander
A poet, aphorist, playwright, essayist, philosopher, visual artist, and pianist Will Alexander is a native of Los Angeles. The author of nearly thirty books, his honors include a Whiting Fellowship for Poetry, a California Arts Council Fellowship, the PEN/Oakland Josephine Miles Award, a Before Columbus Foundation American Book Award, and the 2016 Jackson Poetry Prize. He is currently the poet-in-residence at ... Read more

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"Hands down one of the most amazing writers writing today."
Christopher Higgs - Big Other

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