Synopses & Reviews
"One way of understanding as it appears in this cultural moment -- though surely different times and subsequent readings will fade certain colors and deepen others -- is as a premonitory exegesis of this registration of the fact of Marker's death. And so to encounter the essay now is to see in it a memory of the future: a premonition of an annotation." Rebecca Ariel Porte
Part of our revived "Poetry Pamphlet Series", is Susan Howe's masterful meditation on the filmmaker Chris Marker
Part of our revived "Poetry Pamphlet Series," Sorting Facts is Susan Howe s masterful meditation on the filmmaker Chris Marker, whose film stills are interspersed throughout.
Sorting word-facts I only know an apparition. Scribble grammar has no neighbor. In the name of reason I need to record somethin because I am a survivor in this ocean
About the Author
Poet Susan Howe's books include My Emily Dickinson, The Nonconformist's Memorial, Souls of the Labadie Tract, Pierce-Arrow, That This, and many others. She is a professor of English at the State University of New York, Buffalo, and a 1998 Guggenheim fellow.