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The Sri Lankan loxodrome

Will Alexander

The Sri Lankan loxodrome

by Will Alexander

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Published by New Directions in New York, NY .
Written in English


Edition Notes

StatementWill Alexander.
Classifications
LC ClassificationsPS3551.L357716 S68 2009
The Physical Object
Paginationp. cm.
ID Numbers
Open LibraryOL23202956M
ISBN 109780811218290
LC Control Number2009014118
OCLC/WorldCa317919420

Free Download Historic books of Sri Lanka (Ceylon) – PDF format. History of Ceylon from the earliest period to village folk tales of ceylon () Vol 3. The bungalow and the tent or a visit to Ceylon. tea producing companies of india and ceylon. Spolia zeylanica Vol 1 (). - poet Will Alexander, author of The Sri Lankan Loxodrome "In Daughter, Janice Lee floods the body of a book with the body of a body, all its hybrid, constantly damaging and mending cells. From field to field among the pages we are subject to a brain-damaged, collide-o-scopic file of some internet-age Acker'd Frankenstein having lived to see.

Alexander’s books of poetry include Across the Vapour Gulf (), Compression & Purity (), The Sri Lankan Loxodrome(), Asia & Haiti (), and The Stratospheric Canticles (). He has taught at many colleges and universities, including the Jack Kerouac School of Disembodied Poetics, the University of California, and Hofstra.   Will Alexander works in multiple genres. In addition to being a poet, he is also a novelist, essayist, aphorist, playwright, philosopher, visual artist and pianist. His books include Asia and Haiti, The Sri Lankan Loxodrome, and Compression and Purity. Alexander has taught at many colleges and universities, including the Jack Kerouac School of Disembodied Poetics, .

when i first found about will alexander, i immediately bought three of his books: kaleidoscopic omniscience, compression & purity, the sri lankan loxodrome - i saw the potential, rekindled surrealism - perhaps a second peacock on the stage, as in more peacock of vocabulary, rather than a peacock of historical quanta merging (E. Pound). - poet Will Alexander, author of The Sri Lankan Loxodrome "In Daughter, Janice Lee floods the body of a book with the body of a body, all its hybrid, constantly damaging and mending cells. From field to field among the pages we are subject to a brain-damaged, collide-o-scopic file of some internet-age Acker'd Frankenstein having lived to see End date:


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In “The Sri Lankan Loxodrome,” for example, the overriding metaphor is the trawler. The voice is that of a fisherman who is engaged in a solitary venture. He hunts for hydrophidae, the poison sea snake, and removes the poison from them.Alexander’s books include Asia and Haiti, The Sri Lankan Loxodrome, Compression and Purity, Sunrise In Armageddon, Diary As Sin, Inside the Earthquake Palace, Towards The Primeval Lightning Field, and Mirach Speaks To His Grammatical Transparents.

He lives in .– Vanessa Place, author of La Medusa and Dies: A Sentence “Janice Lee understands that writing cannot exist as narrative outcome.

In Daughter there is reckoning with the cosmos as phantom, as something that does and does not exist. Energies appear by means of paradox and evaporation.” – Will Alexander, author of The Sri Lankan Loxodrome.