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Torn Awake : New Directions Paperbook - Forrest Gander

Torn Awake

New Directions Paperbook

Paperback Published: 17th September 2001
ISBN: 9780811214865
Number Of Pages: 96

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In his new collection Torn Awake, Gander continues to blend passion with intelligence, unveiling the forces of physical nature and personhood, the self as a construction of reciprocally reflective relations. Proposing models of hybridity, each of the book's major sequences develops a unique subject, rhythm, and form. Bringing to light the molten potential at the core of personality, the poems illuminate ways that language, as history read by anthropologists, discourse between lovers, gestures between parent and child, graffiti in temples, or even language as an event in itself (the very experience of words at play), incarnates presence. Addressing father and son relationships, and venerating erotic love, Gander's poems surge with vitality: the energy of active discovery.

ISBN: 9780811214865
ISBN-10: 0811214869
Series: New Directions Paperbook
Audience: General
Format: Paperback
Language: English
Number Of Pages: 96
Published: 17th September 2001
Publisher: New Directions Publishing Corporation
Country of Publication: US
Dimensions (cm): 22.23 x 15.24  x 1.27
Weight (kg): 0.18

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