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Limbinal

byOana Avasilichioaei

Paperback | April 14, 2015

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Limbinal, as its hybrid title suggests, speaks in the porous space between a limb's articulations and a liminal border. Formally diverse, the pieces in Limbinal intersect prose fragments with incantatory dialogues, poetic footnotes with photographic phrases, rebellious translations with liquid transpositions.Against a backdrop of globalization fantasies heralding the new utopia, the fallout of nationalistic impulses, conflictsrepeatedly arising out of rigid entrenchment, and the increasingly hazy distinction between public and private, voices struggle to cross, to intersect, to overlap. It is the permeable spaces arising between these voices that matter. Here, linguistic limbs fold and migrate, a distant border politicks and trips over the horizon, a river overflows, floods, palimpsests another river, Arendt's responsibility touches Deleuze's fold, the body, changeable, restless, searches for resonances.New translations of Paul Celan's Romanian poems become a generative field of language that sprout other limbs and broach other thresholds. A voice intimately addresses the border while multilingual subjectivities tackle radical responses. So the mouth, possibly hungering, possibly melodic, is always present, ready to disarticulate in order to articulate before the city gates, wobbly with struggle.
Exploring the infinite social, political, intimate possibilities of language, Oana Avasilichioaei's work traverses textual architecture, orality and multilingualism, translation and collaboration, and geography and public space. In recent years, Avasilichioaei has also been mapping poetry into performative sound work (oanalab.com). ...
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Title:LimbinalFormat:PaperbackDimensions:136 pages, 8.01 × 6.29 × 0.34 inPublished:April 14, 2015Publisher:Talon Books LtdLanguage:English

The following ISBNs are associated with this title:

ISBN - 10:0889229244

ISBN - 13:9780889229242

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