Translation, the Bass Accompaniment: Selected Poems

Translation, the Bass Accompaniment: Selected Poems

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The bass guitar creates patterns that make music into a visceral experience - they are what infect the body. The poems in Translation, the bass accompaniment: Selected Poems are in dialog with other authors, and here, experimental poetry engages logician Quine, encyclopedic novelist Melville, philosophers Luce Irigaray and Gilles Deleuze, theologian and synthetic philosopher Aquinas, poets Dragomoshchenko, Hejinian, Raworth, Baudelaire, and Celan, Soviet cinematographer Dziga Vertov, video artist Bill Viola, and others.
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  • Paperback | 236 pages
  • 152 x 229 x 13mm | 352g
  • Exeter, United Kingdom
  • English
  • black & white illustrations
  • 184861280X
  • 9781848612808
  • 2,850,187

About Deborah Meadows

Deborah Meadows grew up in Buffalo, NY in a working class family, attended SUNY, Buffalo, worked in factory and various manual labor, and in 1977 moved west to work in a poverty program after graduation. Deborah Meadows has lived with her lover Howard Stover near Los Angeles, California since 1986. Together they built a small house in the Piute mountains on weekends, and, separately, have worked on various peace and social justice issues. She teaches in the Liberal Studies department at California State Polytechnic University, Pomona, where she has worked as a labor organizer on education equity issues, curates the Poetry and Jazz series for her students, participated in travel exchanges with writers in the campus' Cuba program, and contributed to curriculum design in the campus' interdisciplinary program. Apart from her Shearsman volumes, Deborah Meadows' works of poetry include: Representing Absence (Green Integer, 2004), Itinerant Men (Krupskaya, 2004), Thin Gloves (Green Integer, 2006), and two chapbooks from Tinfish Press, Growing Still (2005) and "The 60's and 70's: from The Theory of Subjectivity in Moby-Dick" (2003).
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