30-Day No-Hassle Returns
We guarantee your satisfaction on every purchase or rental with a full refund within 30 days of your purchase date.
Fast Customer Service
If you need help, our friendly customer service team is here to help!
The Best Prices on Textbook Rentals, Guaranteed
You can shop with confidence with the best rental prices at ValoreBooks.com. If you find a lower priced rental, we will match it.

F T E R R I M A G E S

Author: 


ISBN-13: 

9780819522191


ISBN: 

0819522198


Publisher:  Wesleyan University Press
Summary: Joan Retallack offers a book of forms, like the medieval Book of Hours, intended to draw readers into a meditative experience of time, space, language, the many humors of chance and design, as they intersect and leave their traces on the page. All of civilization to date, all of history is after all aftermath, afterthought, afterimage. The language graphics of AFTERRIMAGES lay claim to the fragility -- the gift, the ...terror, and the whimsy -- of the remnant that all images are. Their playful nature is born of the conviction that the present tense -- tense, tensile with immanent futurity -- must extend itself toward the unintelligible and unknown. This is the frontier where the image hovers on the edge of its own transfiguration, the threshold where poetry can take place. [read more]

Currently Unavailable
Product Details

ISBN-13: 9780819522191


ISBN: 0819522198


Publisher: Wesleyan University Press
Where's My Stuff?
Shipping & Returns