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Some beheadings

Author: Aditi Machado
Publisher: New York : Nightboat Books, [2017] ©2017
Edition/Format:   Print book : Poetry : EnglishView all editions and formats
Here the “beheaded” poet displaces her mind into the landscape, exploring territories as disparate as India’s Western Ghats and the cinematic Mojave Desert, as absurd as insomnia and dream. Some Beheadings asks three questions: “How does thinking happen?” “What does thinking feel like?” “How do I think about the future?” The second question takes primacy over the others, reflecting on what poets and critics have  Read more...

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Genre/Form: Poetry
Document Type: Book
All Authors / Contributors: Aditi Machado
ISBN: 9781937658731 1937658732
OCLC Number: 982090768
Description: 105 pages : illustrations ; 19 cm
Contents: Prospekt --
Route: Thicket --
In tWeeds --
Route: Western Ghats --
Speeches, Minor --
Route: Desert --
Blessed Is --
Route: Marienbad --
Prospect --
Torso --
Archaic --
If Thought Is.
Other Titles: Poems.
Responsibility: Aditi Machado.


A stunning debut collection that examines the geophilosophy of lyric poetry  Read more...


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Machado's steadfast and rigorous debut exists at the intersection of language and place, where thinking takes the shape of a tree or a thicket of "florid logic" that grows and branches in multiple Read more...

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