Blissful Times by Sandra AllandBlissful Times by Sandra Alland

Blissful Times

bySandra Alland

Paperback | April 20, 2007

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Do any of us really speak the same language? Blissful Times is a collection of poetry that tries to find out. Beginning with found text from Samuel Beckett's Happy Days, Sandra Alland 'translates' the poem 65 times, morphing it into different poetic forms and emotional states, even different media. Using formal constraints, specialty dictionaries, internet search and translation engines, voice-activated software, the weather, global news and personal experiences, Alland invents pieces ranging from lyric poetry to sound poetry, from theatre to rant, from photography to Boggle. Edgy, passionate, amusing and intelligent, Blissful Times is a poetic cocktail for our troubled times.

Sandra Alland is a writer and multimedia artist who has published and presented her work in Canada, the United States, Mexico, Bermuda, Spain, Scotland and England. Her first full-length book, Proof of a Tongue was hailed as 'a stunning first collection of poetry, displaying immense talent and skill.' Known for her evocative readings a...
Title:Blissful TimesFormat:PaperbackDimensions:80 pages, 8.75 × 5.25 × 0.25 inPublished:April 20, 2007Publisher:BookThugLanguage:English

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ISBN - 10:0978158768

ISBN - 13:9780978158767

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