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Language: en
Pages: 365
Authors: Eileen Myles
Categories: Art
Type: BOOK - Published: 2009 - Publisher: Semiotext(e) / Active Agents

A poet and post-punk heroine writes on subjects ranging from Björk to Robert Smithson, from traveling in Iceland to walking in Thoreau's footsteps on Cape Cod Poet and post-punk heroine Eileen Myles has always operated in the art, writing, and queer performance scenes as a kind of observant flaneur. Like
Language: en
Pages: 213
Authors: Eileen Myles
Categories: Poetry
Type: BOOK - Published: 2001 - Publisher: David R. Godine Publisher

In a departure from earlier work, Eileen Myles' Skies is a book of pared-down, cloud-like poems, wisp-like on the page yet as intensely colored as a sunset. Although their work conjures the texture of wind and the broad spaces of the sky, these poems are not serenely pastoral. Rather, Myles'
Eleven More American Women Poets in the 21st Century
Language: en
Pages: 464
Authors: Claudia Rankine, Lisa Sewell
Categories: Poetry
Type: BOOK - Published: 2012-02-21 - Publisher: Wesleyan University Press

Eleven More American Women Poets in the 21st Century is an exciting sequel to its predecessors in the American Poets in the 21st Century series. Like the earlier anthologies, this volume includes generous selections of poetry by some of the best poets of our time as well as illuminating poetics
Language: en
Pages: 336
Authors: Dan Richards
Categories: Travel
Type: BOOK - Published: 2019-04-04 - Publisher: Canongate Books

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New Dimensions of Diversity in Nordic Culture and Society
Language: en
Pages: 304
Authors: Jenny Björklund, Ursula Lindqvist
Categories: Social Science
Type: BOOK - Published: 2016-04-26 - Publisher: Cambridge Scholars Publishing

In the new millennium, categories of identity have become particularly destabilized with the emergence of a new generation of people in the Nordic region who demand more dynamic and fluid identities. New Dimensions of Diversity in Nordic Culture and Society reinvestigates the tired concept of “diversity” to make room for