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Gander, Forrest, Prof. of Literary Arts

Core Samples from the World
Author: Forrest Gander, Professor of Literary Arts; Photography by Raymond Meeks, Graciela Iturbide & Lucas Foglia
Publisher: New Directions; Pub. Date: June 2011; Paperback
Subject: Poetry; Essays

"Forrest Gander’s Core Samples from the World is a magnificent compendium of poetry, photography, and essay (a form of Japanese haibun). Collaborating with three acclaimed photographers, Gander explores tensions between the familiar and foreign. His eloquent new work voices an ethical concern for others, exploring empathic relations in which the world itself is fundamental. Taking us around the globe to China, Mexico, Bosnia-Herzegovina, and Chile, Core Samples shows how Gander’s “sharp sense of place has made him the most earthly of our avant-garde, the best geographer of fleshly sites since Olson” (Donald Revell, The Colorado Review). 20 black-and-white photographs"—publisher description

ISBN-13: 978-081121887-0

Item: 081121887

Price: $16.95

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