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Publisher Comments:

"Suppose I were to begin by saying that I had fallen in love with a color."

A lyrical, philosophical, and often explicit exploration of personal suffering and the limitations of vision and love, as refracted through the color blue, while folding in, and responding to, the divergent voices and preoccupations of such generative figures as Wittgenstein, Sei Shonagon, William Gass and Joan Mitchell. Bluets further confirms Maggie Nelson's place within the pantheon of brilliant lyric essayists.

About the Author

Maggie Nelson is the author of several books of poetry and nonfiction, including Something Bright, Then Holes (Soft Skull Press, 2007) and Women, the New York School, and Other True Abstractions (University of Iowa Press, 2007). She has taught writing and literature at The New School, Wesleyan University, and Pratt Institute of Art, though currently teaches at CalArts.

Product Details

ISBN:
9781933517407
Author:
Nelson, Maggie
Publisher:
Wave Books
Subject:
American - General
Subject:
Essays
Subject:
Color (Philosophy)
Subject:
Blue.
Subject:
General Literary Criticism & Collections
Subject:
Poetry-A to Z
Copyright:
Edition Description:
Trade Paper
Publication Date:
20091031
Binding:
TRADE PAPER
Language:
English
Pages:
112
Dimensions:
8.1 x 5.1 x 0.4 in 5 oz

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