Prosopopoeia

Prosopopoeia Poetry Middle Eastern Studies LGBTQIA Studies Translated from the French by Aditi Machado In lines so lush they verge on grotesque the body and its beauty are rendered by Farid Tali As render means t

  • Title: Prosopopoeia
  • Author: Farid Tali Aditi Machado
  • ISBN: 9780900575945
  • Page: 432
  • Format: Paperback
  • Poetry Middle Eastern Studies LGBTQIA Studies Translated from the French by Aditi Machado In lines so lush they verge on grotesque, the body and its beauty are rendered by Farid Tali As render means to depict but also separate flesh from its bone, so too does this elegiac novel dismantle the barriers of memory, romanticism, and predetermination to illuminate the raPoetry Middle Eastern Studies LGBTQIA Studies Translated from the French by Aditi Machado In lines so lush they verge on grotesque, the body and its beauty are rendered by Farid Tali As render means to depict but also separate flesh from its bone, so too does this elegiac novel dismantle the barriers of memory, romanticism, and predetermination to illuminate the ragged beauty of a body in transition out of itself and into what is void Is death beautiful If beauty rages, shocks, evanesces, then it must be Aditi Machado makes a stark, dark French into tight, lean English, taut as a string that when plucked must sing A brief novel that only seems to drift lightly like a musical air in reality it will settle down heavy in your bones and haunt you a long, long time Kazim Ali Out of the decaying body, Farid Tali has wrought song Every sentence surprises, adding up to an exquisite book unlike any other Maggie Nelson

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    1. This book was featured in the Nota Benes section of the March 2017 issue of World Literature Today Magazineliteraturetoday/

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