No Dictionary of a Living Tongue

Winner of the Nightboat Poetry Prize 2015 No Dictionary of a Living Tongue is formidable in its explorations of art, citizenship, and life as a body amid the social, political, and electronic networks that define us, hold us together, bind us The poems here take many forms prose, lyric, epigram, narrative, dialogue fragment, song, musical score, fairy tale, and dictionWinner of the Nightboat Poetry Prize 2015 No Dictionary of a Living Tongue is formidable in its explorations of art, citizenship, and life as a body amid the social, political, and electronic networks that define us, hold us together, bind us The poems here take many forms prose, lyric, epigram, narrative, dialogue fragment, song, musical score, fairy tale, and dictionary entry An elegant use of sound couples with a keen and roving intelligence and a fierce commitment to social justice to create a unique and powerful collection of poems.
No Dictionary of a Living Tongue Winner of the Nightboat Poetry Prize No Dictionary of a Living Tongue is formidable in its explorations of art citizenship and life as a body amid the social political and electronic networks

  • Title: No Dictionary of a Living Tongue
  • Author: Duriel E. Harris
  • ISBN: 9781937658649
  • Page: 428
  • Format: Paperback
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    1. Bob Dylan's "Blowin' In The Wind" has prodded a listener's conscience with the question "How many?" for so long now, its once plaintive, weighty query has become meaningless cliche. Duriel E. Harris takes up the question once again (this is my conclusion, not a stated intention of the author) in "He who fights with monsters" and compellingly revives and reinvigorates that eternal question and it's corollaries.Duriel is a poet, singer, performance artist and in this 2-dimensional format she attem [...]

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