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Imaginary vessels, Paisley Rekdal

Label
Imaginary vessels
Title
Imaginary vessels
Statement of responsibility
Paisley Rekdal
Creator
Author
Subject
Genre
Language
eng
Summary
""Compelling, appealing, cinematic. Rekdal refreshes the meaning and the image of being displaced in this world."--The Boston Globe "Rekdal's work deeply satisfies, for it witnesses and wonders over the necessary struggles of human awareness and being." -Rain Taxi "In acknowledging the disappointing facts of our existence and singing her way into its amazement, she has created poetry that lives alongside the misery we sometimes witness-and sometimes cause." -Slate Paisley Rekdal questions how identity and being inhabit metaphorical and personified "vessels," from blown glass and soap bubbles to skulls unearthed at the Colorado State Mental Institution. Whether writing short lyrics or a sonnet sequence celebrating Mae West, Rekdal's intellectually inquisitive and carefully researched poems delight in sound, meter, and head-on engagement. Illustrated with twelve Andrea Modica photographs. From "You're": Vague as fog and turnip-hipped, a creel of eels that slithers in stains. Dirty slate, you're Diamond Lil. She's you, you say. You're her. She's I.O Mae, fifth grade, we dressed in feathers and our mothers' slit pink slips, dipped into your schema and your accent, aspiring (like you) to be able to order coffee and have it sound like filth. Paisley Rekdal is the author of four books of poetry, a book of personal essays, and a mixed media book of photography, poetry, fiction and non-fiction. She lives in Salt Lake City and teaches at the University of Utah"--
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Rekdal, Paisley
Dewey number
811/.54
Illustrations
illustrations
Index
no index present
LC call number
PS3568.E54
LC item number
A6 2016
Literary form
poetry
Nature of contents
bibliography
http://library.link/vocab/subjectName
American poetry
Label
Imaginary vessels, Paisley Rekdal
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Publication
Copyright
Note
"A Lannan Literary Selection"--back cover
Bibliography note
Includes bibliographical references (page 117)
Carrier category
volume
Carrier category code
nc
Carrier MARC source
rdacarrier
Content category
  • text
  • still image
Content type code
  • txt
  • sti
Content type MARC source
  • rdacontent
  • rdacontent
Contents
-- Murano -- Bubbles -- Vessels -- A Peacock in a Cage -- At the Fishhouses -- When it is Over, it Will Be Over -- Letter From the Pribilofs -- Go West -- You're -- Mae West: Advice -- Marriage -- Censored -- Freedom -- Go West -- The New Woman -- Mae West: On Aging -- "Celebrity" Striptease at Southern X-Posure -- Confessional -- Self-Portrait as Mae West One -- Liner -- Never -- Prayer -- Envoi -- W.C. Fields Takes a Walk -- Philip Larkin's Koan -- Once -- Saturdays at Reynolds Work Release -- Olive Oatman in Texas -- Assemblage of Ruined Plane Parts, Vietnam Military Museum, Hanoi -- Shooting the Skulls: A Wartime Devotional -- Portrait of F19: Male, 42 Years Old -- Portrait of D6: Male, 38 Years Old/B17: Male, 38 Years Old -- F21: Male, 37 Years Old -- Devotional -- Devotional -- Portrait of F11: Female, 39 Years Old -- F20: Male, 29 Years Old -- Portrait of D19: Male, 41 Years Old -- Portrait of D17: Female, 37 Years Old -- C18: Male, 36 Years Old -- Devotional -- Devotional -- Portrait of E4: Male, 34 Years Old -- Devotional -- Devotional -- C2: Male, 42 Years Old -- Portrait of E20: Female, 32 Years Old -- C11 : Female, 54 Years Old -- Portrait of B4: Female, 34 Years Old -- Portrait of C8: Male, 32 Years Old -- Baucis and Philemon -- Rhetoric -- Irises -- Monticello Vase -- Birthday Poem -- Mortal Love -- The History of Paisley
Control code
ocn945949126
Dimensions
23 cm
Extent
xii, 119 pages
Isbn
9781556594977
Lccn
2016019489
Media category
unmediated
Media MARC source
rdamedia
Media type code
n
Other control number
40026578730
Other physical details
illustrations
System control number
(OCoLC)945949126
Label
Imaginary vessels, Paisley Rekdal
Publication
Copyright
Note
"A Lannan Literary Selection"--back cover
Bibliography note
Includes bibliographical references (page 117)
Carrier category
volume
Carrier category code
nc
Carrier MARC source
rdacarrier
Content category
  • text
  • still image
Content type code
  • txt
  • sti
Content type MARC source
  • rdacontent
  • rdacontent
Contents
-- Murano -- Bubbles -- Vessels -- A Peacock in a Cage -- At the Fishhouses -- When it is Over, it Will Be Over -- Letter From the Pribilofs -- Go West -- You're -- Mae West: Advice -- Marriage -- Censored -- Freedom -- Go West -- The New Woman -- Mae West: On Aging -- "Celebrity" Striptease at Southern X-Posure -- Confessional -- Self-Portrait as Mae West One -- Liner -- Never -- Prayer -- Envoi -- W.C. Fields Takes a Walk -- Philip Larkin's Koan -- Once -- Saturdays at Reynolds Work Release -- Olive Oatman in Texas -- Assemblage of Ruined Plane Parts, Vietnam Military Museum, Hanoi -- Shooting the Skulls: A Wartime Devotional -- Portrait of F19: Male, 42 Years Old -- Portrait of D6: Male, 38 Years Old/B17: Male, 38 Years Old -- F21: Male, 37 Years Old -- Devotional -- Devotional -- Portrait of F11: Female, 39 Years Old -- F20: Male, 29 Years Old -- Portrait of D19: Male, 41 Years Old -- Portrait of D17: Female, 37 Years Old -- C18: Male, 36 Years Old -- Devotional -- Devotional -- Portrait of E4: Male, 34 Years Old -- Devotional -- Devotional -- C2: Male, 42 Years Old -- Portrait of E20: Female, 32 Years Old -- C11 : Female, 54 Years Old -- Portrait of B4: Female, 34 Years Old -- Portrait of C8: Male, 32 Years Old -- Baucis and Philemon -- Rhetoric -- Irises -- Monticello Vase -- Birthday Poem -- Mortal Love -- The History of Paisley
Control code
ocn945949126
Dimensions
23 cm
Extent
xii, 119 pages
Isbn
9781556594977
Lccn
2016019489
Media category
unmediated
Media MARC source
rdamedia
Media type code
n
Other control number
40026578730
Other physical details
illustrations
System control number
(OCoLC)945949126

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