Archaic Design by Clayton EshlemanArchaic Design by Clayton Eshleman

Archaic Design

byClayton Eshleman

Paperback | October 17, 2007

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From National Book Award winning poet/author Clayton Eshleman a wide ranging new book of poetry, prose poems, and essays. Spanning subjects from the writer's craft to poetic musings on art, this collection follows his recent, widely acclaimed 'Complete poems of Cesar Vallejo' and his books of original poems, 'Alchemist with One Eye on Fire'.
Clayton Eshleman is the author of more than 25 books, including 14 collections of poetry. His poems and translations have been widely acclaimed, including winning a National Book Award and many other translation/writing honors. He resides in Ypsilanti, MI.
Title:Archaic DesignFormat:PaperbackDimensions:355 pages, 9.24 × 5.89 × 1.12 inPublished:October 17, 2007Publisher:Commonwealth Books, Black WidowLanguage:English

The following ISBNs are associated with this title:

ISBN - 10:0979513715

ISBN - 13:9780979513718


Table of Contents

1 Gustaf Sobin: 'An Ars Poetica'
Part 2 I. What Brought You Here Will Take You Hence
3 A Translation Memoir
4 Eight Fire Sources
5 Somebody Else
6 The Back Wall of Imagination
Part 7 II. Leningrad Journal
8 Bacon Studies (III)
9 Bacon Studies (IV)
10 Planet Trilce
11 The Surrealist Revolution
12 Bands of Blackness
13 The Autobiography of Unica Zürn
14 The Assault
15 Facing Invasion
16 Workroom
Part 17 III. Spectator, Spectre, Sitter
18 Judith Scott's Fiber Art
19 Four Introductions
20 Archaic_Eshleman backup2 8/17/07 6:06 PM
21 Steve Berg's 'Elegy on Hats'
22 Telluric Clockwork
23 Sheela-na-gig
24 A Note on César Vallejo's 'Intensity and Height'
25 A Gloss on Hart Crane's 'Lachrymae Christi'
26 Headpiece Stuffed with Books
27 Another Look at Ullikummi
28 Notes on Charles Olson and the Archaic
29 Circling the Cradle
Part 30 IV. Before Paradise: An Interview with Dale Smith
31 Going to the Moon with Some Wonderful Ghosts: An Interviewwith Ethriam Cash Brammer
32 An Ego Strong Enough to Live
33 Wind from All Compass Points
34 Shadow Matters: An Interview with John Olson