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Poetry. Joan Retallack writes that OCCULTATIONS enacts the "courage of paradoxical evocation." For David Buuck, such evocation helps us consider that "the body-in-crisis is not some theoretical abstraction but a lived condition, subject not only to the 'surveillance-industrial complex' but also to the limitations of language's ability to fully articulate 'what work this dying is.'" In (un)mapping its state of accelerated becoming, this (collective) body asks whether it can, through radical re-narration of its (re)constitution by neo-liberal capitalism and militarism, allegorize the wider catastrophic affects these logic-systems have on an ecosystem. "Is it possible," asks Laura Elrick, "to construct the parameters through which the practiced lie of control might be relinquished, through which, at the same time, the fault-lines out of whose collisions our lives are rent might be sense-d?" As place, the occulted recursively struggles to perform exploratory surgery on normative valuations of its capacities, on what is taken to be possible and what is not.

About the Author

David Wolach is editor of Wheelhouse Magazine and Press, a former union organizer, and participant in Nonsite Collective. His most recent books are OCCULTATIONS (Black Radish Books, 2010), Prefab Eulogies Volume 1: Nothings Houses (BlazeVOX Books, 2010), Hospitalogy (Scantily Clad Press, forth. 2010-11), and book alter(ed) (Ungovernable Press, 2009). Critical work on the poetics of the body and reclamation of public space has appeared in journals such as Jacket and Sibila: Poesia y Cultura (Brazil). Wolach is professor of text arts, poetics, and aesthetics at The Evergreen State College, and visiting professor in Bard College's Workshop In Language and Thinking. OCCULTATIONS is Wolach's first full-length poetry collection.

Product Details

ISBN:
9780982573129
Publisher:
Black Radish Books
Subject:
General Poetry
Author:
Wolach, David
Publication Date:
20100525
Binding:
Paperback
Pages:
168

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