Speaking Animate by George Quasha

Speaking Animate

byGeorge Quasha

Paperback | June 16, 2014

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SPEAKING ANIMATE: PREVERBS is one of seven preverb complexes comprising the unpublished book Exchanging Intentions, itself one of seven books of preverbs, of which the first to be published was VERBAL PARADISE (Zasterle: 2011). A preverb is like a proverb, a one-line capture of wisdom, but at the raw stage before wisdom. Such an open intentional act of language invites configurative reading as a singular event of variable meaning. An instance of axial poetics, it puts language on its own stepped-up recognizance.

George Quasha is the co-founder of Barrytown/Station Hill Press. He is a poet and artist who works across mediums to explore principles in common within language, sculpture, drawing, video, sound, installation, and performance. His awards include a National Endowment for the Arts Fellowship in poetry (1975), and a John Simon Guggenheim...
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Title:Speaking AnimateFormat:PaperbackProduct dimensions:42 pages, 9 X 6 X 0.1 inShipping dimensions:42 pages, 9 X 6 X 0.1 inPublished:June 16, 2014Publisher:Barrytown/Station Hill Press, Inc.Language:English

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ISBN - 10:1581771363

ISBN - 13:9781581771367

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SPEAKING ANIMATE: PREVERBS is one of seven preverb complexes comprising the unpublished book Exchanging Intentions, itself one of seven books of preverbs, of which the first to be published was VERBAL PARADISE (Zasterle: 2011). A preverb is like a proverb, a one-line capture of wisdom, but at the raw stage before wisdom. Such an open intentional act of language invites configurative reading as a singular event of variable meaning. An instance of axial poetics, it puts language on its own stepped-up recognizance.