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Song & Error

Curdy, Averill

(Book - 2013)
Average Rating: 4.5 stars out of 5.
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A lush, lyrical debut from a vibrant new poetic voice A sparrow like a "fumbled punch line" is lost in an airport; a man translating Ovid is transfigured by witnessing a massacre in Jamestown in 1621; a woman smiles seductively as the skin on her back is opened out like a wing; a lizard upon a laptop shimmers with the true life, primitive and binary, of our modern information age. In the sonically rich, formally restless poems of this debut collection, Song & Error , the thread that unravels all we think we know of the world is plucked loose and drawn from a seal's beached corpse. Uniting past and present, history and autobiography, Averill Curdy's poems strive to endure within "the crease of transformation" and to speak--sing--of that terrible beauty.
Publisher: New York : Farrar, Straus and Giroux, 2013.
Edition: 1st ed.
ISBN: 0374534322
9780374534325
0374280614
9780374280611
Characteristics: 95 pages ;,22 cm
Alternate Title: Song and error

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