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Not Me (Semiotext(e) Native Agent Series)

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< I> Listen, I have been educated.< br /> I have learned about Western< br /> Civilization. Do you know< br /> What the message of Western< br /> Civilization is? I am alone.< br /> < /I> < br /> < br /> This breakthrough volume, published in 1991 by the author of < I> Cool For You< /I> and < I> Chelsea Girls< /I> captures the high points of Myles' work in New York City during the 1980s. Poet, novelist, lesbian culture hero and one-time presidential candidate, Myles has influenced a whole generation of young queer girl writers and activists. She is one of the most brilliant, incisive, immediate writers living today.

Synopsis:

This brilliant, incisive volume captures the high points of Myles' work in New York City during the 1980s.

Synopsis:

Listen, I have been educated.
I have learned about Western
Civilization. Do you know
What the message of Western
Civilization is? I am alone.


This breakthrough volume, published in 1991 by the author of Cool For You and Chelsea Girls captures the high points of Myles' work in New York City during the 1980s. Poet, novelist, lesbian culture hero and one-time presidential candidate, Myles has influenced a whole generation of young queer girl writers and activists. She is one of the most brilliant, incisive, immediate writers living today.

Synopsis:

Poetry. Originally published in 1991, "Not Me" is available again, as part of Semiotext(e)'s Native Agents Series, from the author of The New Fuck You: Adventures in Lesbian Reading (also Semiotext(e)), Bread and Water (Hanuman), and Maxfield Parrish (Black Sparrow) — all available from SPD. "Maybe you don't / like me. I like / the hairless look. / That's why I / buy tweezers. My / emotions are so / laughable. That's / why I like Tosca" ("Promotional Material").

About the Author

Eileen Myles, named by BUST magazine "the rock star of modern poetry," is the author of more than twenty books of poetry and prose, including Chelsea Girls, Cool for You, Sorry, Tree, and Not Me (Semiotext(e), 1991), and is the coeditor of The New Fuck You (Semiotext(e), 1995). Myles was head of the writing program at University of California, San Diego, from 2002 to 2007, and she has written extensively on art and writing and the cultural scene. Most recently, she received a fellowship from the Andy Warhol/Creative Capital Foundation.

Product Details

ISBN:
9780936756677
Author:
Myles, Eileen
Publisher:
Semiotext(e)
Location:
Cambridge
Subject:
American
Subject:
Literature
Subject:
American - General
Subject:
Poetry
Subject:
Gender Studies
Subject:
Poetry-A to Z
Copyright:
Edition Description:
Trade paper
Series:
Semiotext(e) / Native Agents Not Me
Publication Date:
19910631
Binding:
TRADE PAPER
Grade Level:
from 17
Language:
English
Pages:
202
Dimensions:
7 x 4.5 in

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Product details 202 pages Semiotext(e) - English 9780936756677 Reviews:
"Synopsis" by , This brilliant, incisive volume captures the high points of Myles' work in New York City during the 1980s.
"Synopsis" by , Listen, I have been educated.
I have learned about Western
Civilization. Do you know
What the message of Western
Civilization is? I am alone.


This breakthrough volume, published in 1991 by the author of Cool For You and Chelsea Girls captures the high points of Myles' work in New York City during the 1980s. Poet, novelist, lesbian culture hero and one-time presidential candidate, Myles has influenced a whole generation of young queer girl writers and activists. She is one of the most brilliant, incisive, immediate writers living today.
"Synopsis" by , Poetry. Originally published in 1991, "Not Me" is available again, as part of Semiotext(e)'s Native Agents Series, from the author of The New Fuck You: Adventures in Lesbian Reading (also Semiotext(e)), Bread and Water (Hanuman), and Maxfield Parrish (Black Sparrow) — all available from SPD. "Maybe you don't / like me. I like / the hairless look. / That's why I / buy tweezers. My / emotions are so / laughable. That's / why I like Tosca" ("Promotional Material").
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