E–pub New [Elsewhere] ´ Eliot Weinberger

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ordered it the Goodreads algorithm that tells us every month about new books by authors we ve reviewed On the theory that anything by Eliot Weinberger is worth reading a theory so far absolutely verified I read itThe idea of the boo The eneral theme of Elsewhere is one of poetry on travel and being a displaced poet stranger in a strange land type stuff I m way behind on my poetry reading and not nearly as educated in poetry as I am in fiction When I read a collection of poems I can appreciate the art and the imagery the turns of phrase and cunning language but as I whole I feel unable to ive a thick definition on what is Gone: The Disappearance of Claudia Lawrence and Her Father's Desperate Search for the Truth good and notood I do not know the different schools of thought the different eras of poetry and how some phases have faded and some have survived or been revived thanks to a 1,000 Awesome Writing Prompts goodreadiveaway I received this sparse and in my opinion well chosen anthology of some major poets I wouldn t consider this an entre like an opportunity to enjoy friends you already know perhaps some of their work. “In a century of mass migration and deportation political exile and casual tourism being elsewhere was the common condition For the moderns elsewhere was not merely physical location or dislocation but was intrinsic to the work Victor Segalen in China at the beginning of the century writes of the ‘manifestation of Diversity’ a ‘spectacle of Difference’ everything that is ‘foreign strange unexpected surprising mysterious amorous superhuman heroic and ev. ,

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ElsewhereEst probably because it was straight forward as well as the last poem in the book This collection features translations from poets writing about places that are not home where they are exiles or tourists Sections on Paris New York Los Angeles trainsboats and imagined places My library purchased the first 75 titles from Open Letter Press so I ve sav Fantastic A book of poetry by poets from around the
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all of are written being elsewhere Poems about Paris by a Chilean a Japanese and an Andean Better yet each poem is followed by a brief biographical note about the poet and if he was affiliated with a particular school of poetry Only uestionwhy no women Other than the Moonrise (Snowfall, gender issue this collection is aem DISCLAIMER I am the publisher of the book and thus spent approximately two years reading and editing and working on it So take my review with a rain salt or the understanding that I am deeply in this text and know it uite well Also I would really appreciate it if you would purchase this book since it would benefit Open Letter directly It s all on the bloghttpsunklethanwordpresscom2016. E are a few instances of the collage of a poet pasted physically or mentally onto a specific unfamiliar landscape”So begins Eliot Weinberger’s essayistic travels into the nature of “journey” poetry From Kōtarō Takamura's poem about Paris to Fernando Pessoa’s “At the wheel of the Chevrolet on the road to Sintra” to Apollinaire’s “Ocean Letter” Weinberger introduces fourteen poems illustrating the contemporary situation of being “elsewhere”. S you did not a slim anthology elsewhere edited by poet essayist and translator eliot weinberger paz borges et al collects fourteen disparate poems of a poet pasted physically or mentally onto a specific unfamiliar landscape included are the likes of huidobro arc a lorca pessoa brecht hikmet apollinaire amongst others split into six parts the collection features three poems about paris a pair each about new york los angeles and trains cars four about imaginary countries and a single poem serving as a coda thematically elsewhere is an intriguing assemblage of works but perhaps not the best introduction to any of the included poetsthe dawn excerpt by federico arc a lorcathe l An excellent anthology of poets musing on countries they are foreign to Includes works by Huidobro Pessoa Lorca Senghor Brecht and Nazim Hikmet my
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poem in book My one complaint I wish it were twice as long There were several interesting poems others not so much Favorites Cathedral in the Thrashing Rain and Eiffel Tower Things I Didn t Know I Loved and At the Wheel of the Chevrolet on the Road to Sintra written in 1928 I liked Stay En divine everything that is Other’ Picasso Put It Bluntly ‘Strangeness Is it bluntly ‘Strangeness is we wanted to make people think about because we were uite aware that our world was becoming very strange’ After Guillaume because we were uite aware that our world was becoming very strange’ After Guillaume ‘Zone’ perhaps the most influential poem of the century collage the juxtaposition of disparate elements the manifestation of diversity the making of the strange became the primary new form of the new poetry“From the countless examples her. .