Sleeping with Houdini (American Poets Continuum)
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- Languages:English (Unknown), English (Original Language), English (Published)
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- Dimensions (in):0.3 x 5.9 x 8.5
- Publication Date:October 1, 2008
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- ISBN13: 9781929918997
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Nin Andrews is arguably the leading female voice in American prose poetry. In a 2005 feature on Andrews in Moby Lives, Denise Duhamel wrote, “Nin Andrews is a complete original. Gender-bending and genre-blurring, Andrews is a fabulous fabulist. . . . Her work is always surprising, sharp and wild.” In Sleeping with Houdini, Andrews speaks as a little girl who wishes she could vanish at will, just as Houdini did. As she grows, Houdini becomes a personal icon, a magical being, a muse, an ultimate lover, and a metaphor for longing.
Nin Andrews is author of the highly acclaimed The Book of Orgasms and other collections.
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