Johanna Skibsrud

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Description of the World

A new poetry collection from the Giller Prize–winning author of The Sentimentalists and Quartet for the End of Time. In The Description of the World Johanna Skibsrud brings us to the edges … 96 View

The Nothing That Is

Essays on Art, Literature and Being

Rather than making “something” out of “nothing,” what follows is an endeavour to express the potential of language and thought to encounter what is infinitely beyond both … 134 View
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"The nothing that is"

An Ethics

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Dream a narrowing – Draw a single moment – When, after a thought – Brief Sketches of an Open Field 7 $0.70 Add
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Barbarians Among Us

The Silent Strange Poetry of a Century at War

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Maestro Bartolome Reconsiders his Creation of Eve – “Come and See the Blood in the Streets!” – The Abstract Figure Dreams of His Release – I Give My Powers Away … 6 $0.60 Add
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"If I were human"

Reflections on One Hundred Years of War

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III

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Everything in the World is Open – Sestina – The Description of the World 5 $0.50 Add
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"The horror, the horror"

False Atrocity Tales, Fake News, and the Problem of the Authentic Image

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IV

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In the Dream, it Shows – Introduction to Repetition – The Real is That Which Always Comes Back to the Same Place – The Other, Already There 5 $0.50 Add
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"Refloating" the Falling Man

Phillipe Petit's High-wire Act

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At Last, The Poet Returns to the City 2 $0.20 Add
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Absence in "The System"

John Ashberry and Poetic Difference

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VI

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Flying Home Aboard the Enola Gay – Incident aboard the Lucky Dragon: March 1, 1954 – August 5, 1963 – Firing at the King of Clubs – Study for the End of the World 6 $0.60 Add
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Transcribing the Waves

Language as a Spiritual Medium in Virginia Woolf and Anne Carson

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VII

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Whitewater Draw 3 $0.30 Add