Login       My Wishlist
  My Cart
$0.00 / 0 items
 
Charles Freeland Poetry
An Online Record of All Things Poetry
 
International Access
Global Shipping Options Available
  Our Catalog   Regional & Cultural   United States   Native American

Dissolve


Dissolve by Copper Canyon Press at Charles Freeland Poetry. Hurry! Limited time offer. Offer valid only while supplies last. “Bitsui’s poetry returns things to their basic elements and voice in a flowing language rife with illuminating images. A great reading experience


Product Description

“Bitsui’s poetry returns things to their basic elements and voice in a flowing language rife with illuminating images. A great reading experience for those who like serious and innovative poetry.” ―Library Journal

Drawing upon Navajo history and enduring tradition, Sherwin Bitsui leads us on a treacherous, otherworldly passage through the American Southwest. Fluidly shape-shifting and captured by language that functions like a moving camera, Dissolve is urban and rural, past and present in the haze of the reservation. Bitsui proves himself to be one of this century’s most haunting, raw, and uncompromising voices.

From “(Untitled)”:

. . . Jeweled with houseflies,
leather rattles, foil-wrapped,
ferment in beaked masks

on the shores of evaporating lakes.
This plot, now a hotel garden,
its fountain gushing forth―
the slashed wrists of the Colorado River.

Sherwin Bitsui was raised in White Cone, Arizona, on the Navajo Reservation. He is the author of two other books of poetry, among them Flood Song, which won an American Book Award. He currently lives in Arizona where he has serves on the faculty of the Institute of American Indian Arts.

Additional Information

Manufacturer:Copper Canyon Press
Publisher:Copper Canyon Press
Studio:Copper Canyon Press
EAN:9781556595455
Item Size:0 x 9.62 x 9.62 inches
Package Weight:1.11 pounds
Package Size:6.69 x 0 x 0 inches

Dissolve by Copper Canyon Press

Buy Now:
Dissolve

Brand: Copper Canyon Press
Condition: New
Lead Time: 1 - 2 Business Days
Availability: In Stock
$16.00


Quantity:  

 


View More In Native American.

 


Have questions about this item, or would like to inquire about a custom or bulk order?


If you have any questions about this product by Copper Canyon Press, contact us by completing and submitting the form below. If you are looking for a specif part number, please include it with your message.

First Name:
Last Last:
Email Address:
Your Message:

Related Best Sellers


By University of New Mexico Press
ean: 9780826348432, isbn: 0826348432,
Although highly regarded as a writer of fiction, nonfiction, and drama, N. Scott Momaday considers himself primarily a poet. This first book of his poems to be published in over a decade, Again the Far Morning comprises a varied selection of new work...

By Brand: University of Arizona Press
sku: M0816514038, ean: 9780816514038, isbn: 0816514038,
"We are given this world and some time with friends. How time dawned on mind and was beaded into language amazes me the way an orb-spider's web or a computer-chip does. . . ." Carter Revard, Osage Indian poet, Rhodes scholar, and professor of mediev...

By Balboa Press
ean: 9781504380027, isbn: 1504380029,
Stories of the Red-Tailed Hawk is inspired by the author's shamanistic connection to the natural world. When attention is given to the truth of spirit offered within the verses, clarity for transcending dimensions is made available. The reader is giv...

By Brand: Fulcrum Publishing
ean: 9781555919771, isbn: 1555919774,
Celebrating two decades in publication, this twentieth-anniversary edition of a timeless classic comprises forty stories and poems that feature Luke Warmwater, a Vietnam veteran who survived the war but has trouble surviving the peace....

By University of New Mexico Press
ean: 9780826356529, isbn: 0826356524,
Winner of the Kenyon Review Earthworks Prize for Indigenous Poetry, Tiffany Midge deftly weaves Plains Indian myths into the present day and seeks to define love, the nature of desire, and identity in the twenty-first century. The book includes a ser...

By Brand: Barrytown/Station Hill Press, Inc.
ean: 9781581771268, isbn: 1581771266,
When Thoreau wrote in his Journal in 1841, Good poetry seems so simple and natural a thing that when we meet it we wonder that all men are not always poets, and when Whitman describes Leaves of Grass as a language experiment, they are expressing an a...

By Arbeiter Ring
ean: 9781894037877, isbn: 1894037871,
Totem Poles and Railroads succinctly defines the 500-year-old relationship between Indigenous nations and the corporation of Canada. In this, her fifth poetry collection, Janet Rogers' expands on that definition with a playful, culturally powerful an...

By Brand: Michigan State University Press
ean: 9780870136078, isbn: 0870136070,
Absentee Indians and Other Poems evokes personal yet universal experiences of the places that Native Americans call home, their family and national histories, and the emotional forces that help forge Native American identities. These are poems of exi...

By University of Arizona Press
ean: 9780816536023, isbn: 0816536023,
One of our generation’s most important literary voices, Esther G. Belin was raised in the Los Angeles area as part of the legacy following the federally run Indian relocation policy. Her parents completed the Special Navajo Five-Year Program that o...

By Brand: Salt Publishing
ean: 9781844710607, isbn: 1844710602,
Poems that consider and figure women's experiences of work, sex, pregnancy, childbirth, and mothering within the particular contexts of the prairie landscape, American Indian cultures and Ojibwe language recovery....



Privacy Policy / Terms of Service
© 2018 - charlesfreelandpoetry.net. All Rights Reserved.