Read e-book online Available surfaces : essays on poesis PDF

By T.R. Hummer

In Available Surfaces , T. R. Hummer explores the artwork of creating either poetry and track, and of the concept that of "making" itself. He attracts on early life stories and studies as an grownup, as a poet, and as an explorer of unworldly areas to envision that "something ineffable concerning the technique of making of which the poem is the exemplary artifact."

Hummer grew up within the deep South, and spent a lot of his highschool years taking part in saxophone in numerous rock and roll bands sooner than he met poetry. This musical impact is noticeable in his paintings: he usually discusses poetry including song, or track with poetry, and his occupation has integrated either writing and performance.

Show description

Read Online or Download Available surfaces : essays on poesis PDF

Best gay & lesbian books

Get Queer Burroughs PDF

William S. Burroughs is continually regarded as a novelist who's homosexual, instead of a homosexual novelist. This contrast is moderate, but impressive, because it has intended that Burroughs has been excluded from the homosexual canon and from the scope of queer conception. during this publication, Jamie Russell deals a queer analyzing of Burrough's novels.

Download e-book for kindle: Communist Women in Scotland: Red Clydeside from the Russian by Neil C. Rafeek

In the course of the first 1/2 the 20th century, Glasgow was once witness to an remarkable wave of operating category protest and political agitation. The protesters challenged the capitalist social order and in addition, now and again, the country itself. What used to be the legacy of this turbulence and upheaval which strengthened Glasgow's acceptance because the middle of operating category fight in Britain?

Get Homographesis Essays in Gay Literary and Cultural Theory PDF

"Homographesis" brings provocative and debatable readings of literary and cultural texts to homosexual serious research. Lee Edelman makes use of post-structuralist discourse and Lacanian psychoanalysis to revise and re-articulate the politics of sexuality. "Homographesis" addresses probably the most deeply-felt and hotly-debated problems with our time: sexual identification; homophobia and its kin to racism; males and their relation to feminism; AIDS and its representations; and where of concept in literary learn.

New PDF release: The Family Silver: Essays on Relationships among Women

In a creative and arguable choice of essays, sociologist Susan Krieger considers the various different types of wealth, either fabric and emotional, that ladies go directly to one another. This family heritage—the "family silver"—is the keystone for a dialogue of mother-daughter relationships, intimate relationships among lesbians, ties among scholars and feminist academics, the dilemmas of ladies in academia in addition to within the broader paintings global, and the significance of lady separatism.

Additional resources for Available surfaces : essays on poesis

Sample text

Certainly you do not want music. Nor can you stand before a bar with dignity although that is all that is provided for these hours. What did he fear? It was not a fear or dread, It was a nothing that he knew too well. It was all a nothing and a man was a nothing too. It was only that and light was all it needed and a certain cleanness and order. Some lived in it and never felt it but he knew it all was nada y pues nada y nada y pues nada. Our nada who art in nada, nada be thy name thy kingdom nada thy will be nada in nada as it is in nada.

I was in for a routine exam, to see whether I needed a new prescription. And as I was relatively new in town, I had sought out a new doctor. The office was one of the infinite series—­we have some new information, said the diplomas in gilt frames on the wall—­and so I felt immediately at home. I went through the usual routine—­ insurance card, medical history, a delay for the evident purpose of reading magazines on gourmet cooking and the Super Bowl; then a preliminary examination conducted by a technician concluding with the administering of the magic Drops of Dilation that made one Allergic to the Light, another wait while the drops’ spell matured, and then at last the arrival of The Doctor.

Others were fully occupied, almost as if they had been tended for the six or seven years that had passed since anyone had paid attention to them. It was toward one of these that my cousin steered me. “That’s the one right there,” he said, suddenly at some distance behind me. ” The hive in question was illuminated by a single shaft of sunlight that slipped in through the canopy of leaves high above me (a perfect cinematic set-­up, O Muse of Memory). Its old white paint seemed suddenly blinding. I stood before it utterly strange to myself, like an image of a diver from my Classics Comics version of Twenty Thousand Leagues Under the Sea.

Download PDF sample

Rated 4.81 of 5 – based on 11 votes