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The Crossing Fee.

Author: Iain Bamforth
Publisher: Chicago : Carcanet Press Ltd., 2013.
Edition/Format:   eBook : Document : EnglishView all editions and formats
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Reimagining myth, history, and literature, this compilation draws upon the poet's remarkable travels and experiences as a doctor while working in some of the most remote parts of the world. As it brings Rimbaud, Dante, and 17th-century picaresque into play, this compilation explores the ultimate journey of crossing into another world or another life.
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Genre/Form: Electronic books
Additional Physical Format: Print version:
Bamforth, Iain.
Crossing Fee.
Chicago : Carcanet Press Ltd., ©2013
Material Type: Document, Internet resource
Document Type: Internet Resource, Computer File
All Authors / Contributors: Iain Bamforth
ISBN: 9781847777553 1847777554
OCLC Number: 829461490
Notes: Dawn in the Monkey ForestAcknowledgements and Notes.
Description: 1 online resource (71 pages)
Contents: Front Cover; About the Author; Copyright; Contents; Psalm; A Letdown; Victor Segalen; Lenz; Memories of Holland; ¡Que Viva Mexico!; Luther's Fig-Tree; Promises, Promises; Statistics and the Novel; Ear Eats Mouth; Household Gods; Germany 1636; Skin Deep; Turin; Theogony; Pyro Tyro; Mediation and the Sunflower; Anorexia; Trauma Years; Robert Musil to his Critics; Names and Numbers; Two Propositions about Time; Quartz; Buddha for the Born Again; Sympathy in Silver City; Telephone from the Beyond; Viaticum; Baudelaire: The Ransom; An Old Film; Gospel Commentary Nightmare; Larval Elements. Victor Hugo: Open WindowsFlaubert in Egypt; Ode to the Potato; A House in the Var; The Reef of Natural Causes; The Desert in Them; Blossom; Midsummer on Shetland; Real Estate; Woodwork as an Act of Ostension; At Mummelsee; Cave-Diving in the Pacific; Lepidoptera; Teacher's Day, Singapore; Flying Garuda over Java; Primal Unction; The Crossing Fee; Kite-Flyers of Cengkareng; Six o'Clock; Docked Ships at Sunda Kelapa; Base Matter; Kiblat; On the Language without a Copula; Ironwood; The Mud Volcano; On a Floating Island; Iconography of the Early Philippine Church; Stranded Whale.

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Reimagining myth, history, and literature, this compilation draws upon the poet's remarkable travels and experiences as a doctor while working in some of the most remote parts of the world. As it brings Rimbaud, Dante, and 17th-century picaresque into play, this compilation explores the ultimate journey of crossing into another world or another life.

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