Год издания: 2005
Количество страниц: 66
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Book DescriptionRunning the gamut from traditional to radical forms, Timothy Liu?s sixth collection of poems, For Dust Thou Art , continues the trajectory of his previous books but extends his lyrical range. The centerpiece of the volume?s tripartite structure is a meditation on the events surrounding 9/11 and its aftermath. In his poems, Liu explores what a twenty-first century American "poetry of witness" might look like and protests the charge that the poetic generation to which Liu belongs is stymied by a kind of jaded amorality. Whether taking on public spectacle or contemplating the fallout of a private life, these meditations move forward and backward through time, seeking spiritual consolation within a material world. "Timothy Liu is too often reduced to being a poet of sexual audacity. He is audacious, but perhaps in his baroque architecture, his fluency, his intricacy, and his unwillingness to reduce himself by dogma or theory or design. I love his...