Theophylline: A Poetic Migration Via the Modernisms of Rukeyser, Bishop, Grimké (de Castro, Vallejo) (Paperback)

Theophylline: A Poetic Migration Via the Modernisms of Rukeyser, Bishop, Grimké (de Castro, Vallejo) By Erín Moure, Elisa Sampedrín Cover Image

Theophylline: A Poetic Migration Via the Modernisms of Rukeyser, Bishop, Grimké (de Castro, Vallejo) (Paperback)

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What is breath for? What is archive? Why write a poem, instead of... something else?

Theophylline is a work of poetry motivated by asthma, seeking poetry's futurity in a queer and female heritage. Moure crosses a border to engage the poetry of three American modernists--Muriel Rukeyser, Elizabeth Bishop, and Angelina Weld Grimk --as a translator might enter work to translate it. But what if that work is already in English?

I looked for women who had made and were formed by
migrations, and who were in some way marked 'qustionably'
by the socius, and I examined what I could of the forms and
shapes of their migrations--
Product Details ISBN: 9781487011604
ISBN-10: 1487011601
Publisher: House of Anansi Press
Publication Date: August 8th, 2023
Pages: 176
Language: English