Pleasure (The New Series)
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- Sales Rank:480,758
- Languages:English (Unknown), English (Original Language), English (Published)
- Number Of Items:1
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- Dimensions (in):0.5 x 6 x 7.8
- Publication Date:September 15, 2010
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Poetry. LGBT Studies. Like Tennyson's In Memoriam, Teare's book sees within a personal loss evidence of an epochal shift at work, a shift at once historical, political, and cosmological. Asserting the lover's body as a lost Eden, revisiting again and again the narrative of "the fall"—its iconic imagery as well as Gnostic reinterpretations—the book also records the eventual end of mourning and a return to the ecology not of myth but of the literal weather and landscape of California. The book is haunted throughout by the task of "writing the disaster" of AIDS; its lyrics link emergency to inquiry in an attempt to make a memorial "in language sufficient/to pain : not in itself the world : the thought of it."
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