Torn Awake Best Read || [Forrest Gander], Torn Awake, Forrest Gander, Torn Awake In his new collection Torn Awake Gander continues to blend passion with intelligence unveiling the forces of physical nature and personhood the self as a construction of reciprocally reflective relations Proposing models of hybridity each of the book s major sequences develops a unique subject rhythm and form Bringing to light the molten potential at the core of peIn his new colle Torn Awake Best Read || [Forrest Gander] - Torn Awake, Torn Awake In his new collection Torn Awake Gander continues to blend passion with intelligence unveiling the forces of physical nature and personhood the self as a construction of reciprocally reflective rel

  • Title: Torn Awake
  • Author: Forrest Gander
  • ISBN: 9780811214865
  • Page: 223
  • Format: Paperback

Torn Awake Best Read || [Forrest Gander] Torn Awake Best Read || [Forrest Gander] - Torn Awake, Torn Awake In his new collection Torn Awake Gander continues to blend passion with intelligence unveiling the forces of physical nature and personhood the self as a construction of reciprocally reflective rel

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About "Forrest Gander"

  1. Forrest Gander

    Born in the Mojave Desert, Forrest Gander grew up in Virginia and spent significant periods in San Francisco, Dolores Hidalgo Mexico , and Eureka Springs, Arkansas before moving to Rhode Island He holds degrees in literature and in geology, a subject that recurs in his writing and for which his work has been connected to ecological poetics.Collaboration has been an important engagement for Gander who, over the years, has worked with artists such as Ann Hamilton, Sally Mann, Eiko Koma, Lucas Foglia, Ashwini Bhat, Richard Hirsch Michael Rogers He also translates extensively and has edited several anthologies of contemporary poetry from Latin America, Spain, and Japan He writes across the genres A recent project with the Chilean poet Raul Zurita is Pinholes in the Night Essential Poems from Latin America Other titles by Gander include The Trace, a novel set on the border with Mexico Fungus Skull Eye Wing Selected Poems of Alfonso D Aquino, translations and Redstart an Ecological Poetics, essays and poems written with John Kinsella Gander s 2011 book of poems, Core Samples from the World, was a finalist for the Pulitzer Prize and the National Book Critics Circle Award.

225 thoughts on “Torn Awake”

  1. Gander is such a pretty writer I think it s got something to do with his knowledge of bird, bark, rock, etc and of what seems like all the words one needs to speak knowledgeably and concisely about such things It s also got something to do with his tendency to collapse space and time he and his son become the ant his son dangles over the ant lion through the hall, where the throng rushes the fleeing queen, tourists walk, swayed by plans for lunch What s great about this book in particular is how [...]


  2. I bought this book of poems along with Science Steepleflower I must say, I have added this author to my favorite s list Another reviewer characterized this book of poems as a solid sucker punch I agree.From Carried Across Long negra azul hair rivers to the Ahh of her back I found this line to stand out for it s beauty and intimacy which made me feel almost embarrassed if I was intruding on a moment not meant for me.Love it.


  3. A gorgeous book, and probably his best, in my opinion At once lyrical, narrative, emotionally and philosophically rich.


  4. I don t know how I have not read Gander s work sooner I feel like I am reading something that I didn t realize was in my own heart and mind.


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