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Pidgin Levitations is a remarkable work of revision and recreation of de Ungria’s uncollected poems from 1981 to 1989. It illustrates a poet’s exemplary course from an aesthetics of “esoteric allusions…and mysti-fying subtleties and obscurities” to a poetics of ordinary language and subjects: “English at ground level, English at its most conversational,” and “ordinary, evePidgin Levitations is a remarkable work of revision and recreation of de Ungria’s uncollected poems from 1981 to 1989. It illustrates a poet’s exemplary course from an aesthetics of “esoteric allusions…and mysti-fying subtleties and obscurities” to a poetics of ordinary language and subjects: “English at ground level, English at its most conversational,” and “ordinary, everyday activities…as fit subjects for poetry.” The book is also a wealth of visual stimuli: the 131 poems collected here explore the possibilities and boundaries of page and typography. Between its covers are postcards of de Ungria’s artworks, poems tucked in envelopes, and poems in several stages of revision.According to poet and critic Dr. Gémino H. Abad, “Pidgin Levitations should now soar! Its insight into the creative work of revision…is of incalculable value for teachers and students of poetry, literary critics, writers, and all who have poetry’s interest at heart.”...

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ISBN : 9715424112
Format Type : Hardcover
Number of Pages : 159 Pages
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