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School of Fish
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Language: English More Info: Hardcover, 200 pages
Date of Publication: June 1st 1997 by Black Sparrow Press (first published March 1st 1997) Author/Writer:
Book Tags: Poetry, Glbt, Glbt, Queer Original Book Title: School of Fish

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In School of Fish Eileen Myles hooks our attention and reels it in with a pulsing, sinuous rush of images seized from urban life's experimental flow: Illuminating these densely and intensely alive new poems is an eloquent and revealing prose essay, "The Lesbian Poet", wherein Myles addresses the sources of her art, paying homage to her favorite living poets and early influ In School of Fish Eileen Myles hooks our attention and reels it in with a pulsing, sinuous rush of images seized from urban life's experimental flow: Illuminating these densely and intensely alive new poems is an eloquent and revealing prose essay, "The Lesbian Poet", wherein Myles addresses the sources of her art, paying homage to her favorite living poets and early influences, and spelling out her own vitalist / proprioceptive aesthetic: "I think we all write out poems with our metabolism, our sexuality, for me a poem has always been an imagined body of a sort, getting that down in time, it moves this way and that, it is full of its own sense of possibility".
With agility, grace and speed, Eileen Myles explores poetic possibilities, stretching linguistic boundaries while hungrily searching for the taste of life's quick core. "I have this compulsion to live no matter what..".

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