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Archeophonics / Peter Gizzi.


Gizzi, Peter, author. (Author).

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  • ISBN: 9780819576804
  • ISBN: 0819576808
  • Physical Description: 82 pages : color illustration ; 21 cm.
  • Publisher: Middletown, Connecticut : Wesleyan University Press, [2016]

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Archeophonics -- Field recordings -- When orbital proximity feels creepy -- Release the darkness to new lichen -- A social history of mercury -- "The winter sun says fight" -- This world is not conclusion -- Night work -- Song -- Google Earth -- Rainy days and Mondays -- Instagrammar -- Antico adagio -- Pretty sweety -- A ghosting floral -- A garden in the air -- Sentences in a synapse field -- How to read -- Civil twilight -- A winding sheet for summer -- Bewitched.
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Archeophonics is the first collection of new work from the poet Peter Gizzi in five years. Archeophonics, defined as the archeology of lost sound, is one way of understanding the role and the task of poetry: to recover the buried sounds and shapes of languages in the tradition of the art, and the multitude of private connections that lie undisclosed in one&#x;s emotional memory. The book takes seriously the opening epigraph by the late great James Schuyler: “poetry, like music, is not just song.” It recognizes that the poem is not a decorative art object but a means of organizing the world, in the words of anthropologist Clifford Geertz, “into transient examples of shaped behavior.” Archeophonics is a series of discrete poems that are linked by repeated phrases and words, and its themes are nothing less than joy, outrage, loss, transhistorical thought, and day-to-day life. It is a private book of public and civic
Subject: American poetry.
Genre: Poetry.
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