Extracting the Stone of Madness: Poems 1962 - 1972 Alejandra Pizarnik

Extracting the Stone of Madness: Poems 1962 - 1972

Author: Alejandra Pizarnik
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Extracting the Stone of Madness: Poems 1962 - 1972
Author
Alejandra Pizarnik
ISBN
9780811223966
Revered by the likes of Octavio Paz and Roberto Bolano, Alejandra Pizarnik is still a hidden treasure in the U.S. Extracting the Stone of Madness: Poems 1962 1972 comprises all of her middle to late work, as well as a selection of posthumously published verse. Obsessed with themes of solitude, childhood, madness and death, Pizarnik explored the shifting valences of the self and the border between speech and silence. In her own words, she was drawn to "the suffering of Baudelaire, the suicide of Nerval, the premature silence of Rimbaud, the mysterious and fleeting presence of Lautreamont, as well as to the unparalleled intensity of Artaud s physical and moral suffering. "Binding Type: PaperbackAuthor: Alejandra PizarnikPublisher: New Directions Publishing CorporationPublished: 01/25/2016ISBN: 9780811223966Pages: 384Weight: 0.70lbsSize: 8.40h x 5.40w x 0.90dReview Citations: Publishers Weekly 10/19/2015
Revered by the likes of Octavio Paz and Roberto Bolano, Alejandra Pizarnik is still a hidden treasure in the U.S. Extracting the Stone of Madness: Poems 1962 1972 comprises all of her middle to late work, as well as a selection of posthumously published verse. Obsessed with themes of solitude, childhood, madness and death, Pizarnik explored the shifting valences of the self and the border between speech and silence. In her own words, she was drawn to "the suffering of Baudelaire, the suicide of Nerval, the premature silence of Rimbaud, the mysterious and fleeting presence of Lautreamont, as well as to the unparalleled intensity of Artaud s physical and moral suffering. "

Binding Type: Paperback
Author: Alejandra Pizarnik
Publisher: New Directions Publishing Corporation
Published: 01/25/2016
ISBN: 9780811223966
Pages: 384
Weight: 0.70lbs
Size: 8.40h x 5.40w x 0.90d

Review Citations: Publishers Weekly 10/19/2015
Revered by the likes of Octavio Paz and Roberto Bolano, Alejandra Pizarnik is still a hidden treasure in the U.S. Extracting the Stone of Madness: Poems 1962 1972 comprises all of her middle to late work, as well as a selection of posthumously published verse. Obsessed with themes of solitude, childhood, madness and death, Pizarnik explored the shifting valences of the self and the border between speech and silence. In her own words, she was drawn to "the suffering of Baudelaire, the suicide of Nerval, the premature silence of Rimbaud, the mysterious and fleeting presence of Lautreamont, as well as to the unparalleled intensity of Artaud s physical and moral suffering. "

Binding Type: Paperback
Author: Alejandra Pizarnik
Publisher: New Directions Publishing Corporation
Published: 01/25/2016
ISBN: 9780811223966
Pages: 384
Weight: 0.70lbs
Size: 8.40h x 5.40w x 0.90d

Review Citations: Publishers Weekly 10/19/2015