Break Every Rule

Break Every Rule : Essays on Language, Longing and Moments of Desire

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Ecstatic essays from the new standard bearer for experimental belles lettres.. In this groundbreaking work of ecstatic criticism, Carole Maso shows why she has risen, over the past fifteen years, as one of the brightest stars in the literary firmament. Ever refusing to be marginalized or categorized by genre, Maso is an incisive, compassionate writer who deems herself "daughter" of William Carlos Williams, a pioneer in combining poetry and fiction with criticism, journalism, and the visual arts. She is "daughter," too, of Allen Ginsberg, who also came from Paterson, New Jersey. Known for her audacity, whether exploring language and memory or the development of the artistic soul, Maso here gives us a form-challenging collection, intelligent, and persuasive.

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  • Hardback | 208 pages
  • 148.1 x 218.2 x 20.8mm | 348.35g
  • COUNTERPOINT
  • Berkeley, United States
  • English
  • New.
  • black & white illustrations
  • 1582430632
  • 9781582430638
  • 858,462

About Carole Maso

Carole Maso is the author of seven books including Ghost Dance and Break Every Rule. She is a professor of English at Brown University.

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