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Disposable Camera (Phoenix Poets)

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Although Disposable Camera is Janet Foxman’s first book-length collection, one would not know it given the wry sophistication of the poems found within. The notion of the disposable camera permeates the entire book, where Foxman considers the instabilities in even our deepest attachments. Here gulfs expand, for instance, between twins, between the musician and his instrument, between the recluse and his inconsolable solitude. Whether a hermit; a twin; a filmgoer utterly taken with Triumph of the Will; or Masaccio, just after he’s painted the Expulsion—the poems’ speakers share a nagging anxiety that satisfaction may not exist outside the effort to imagine it, and that efforts at art and making, however compulsory to their executor, are probably regrettable from the start. A formally inventive and daring book, and one that displays a sophistication well beyond the poet’s years, Disposable Camera will be a valuable addition to American poetry.

About the Author

Janet Foxman is a freelance writer and editor, as well as a senior production editor at a publishing house.

 

Product Details

ISBN:
9780226924113
Author:
Foxman, Janet
Publisher:
University of Chicago Press
Subject:
Single Author / American
Subject:
Poetry-A to Z
Edition Description:
Paperback
Series:
Phoenix Poets
Publication Date:
20121131
Binding:
TRADE PAPER
Language:
English
Pages:
88
Dimensions:
8.5 x 5.5 in

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