Patagoni

Part travelogue, part meditation on mobility across the American continent, via Henry Ford s invention of the automobile and the native mythologies of Peru, this is as weird and wild as anything Metcalf published It is segmented into three discontinuous sections Beautifully published by The Jargon Society see picture above.
Patagoni Part travelogue part meditation on mobility across the American continent via Henry Ford s invention of the automobile and the native mythologies of Peru this is as weird and wild as anything Metca

  • Title: Patagoni
  • Author: Paul Metcalf
  • ISBN: 9780912330181
  • Page: 195
  • Format: Hardcover
  • 1 thought on “Patagoni”

    1. While far less disturbing than Genoa, this piece shares the humility of that meditation on Melville and madness. Patagoni is a triptych of the fauna and flora of Iberian America during the time of Conquest, this is followed by a prose poem on the life of Henry Ford and concludes with a travelogue of a trip Metcalf took across South America, constantly aware of being the ugly American. The last element is especially touching and I was rather pleased that Metcalf shared my love of futbol. The Eden [...]

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