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Altar Pieces
Altar Pieces

Altar Pieces

POETRY

0 Pages, 6.0 x 8.75

Formats: Trade Paper

Trade Paper, $14.95 (US $14.95) (CA $19.95)

Publication Date: January 2010

ISBN 9780930794484

Rights: WOR

Barrytown/Station Hill Press, Inc. (Jan 2010)

Price: $14.95
 
 

Overview

Visionary, ethnopoetically-inspired text, combined with rich visual imagery and a unique fold-out design, make this slip of a book a true treasure.

Author Biography

Jerome Rothenberg is the author of over seventy books of poetry. Describing his poetry career as "an ongoing attempt to reinterpret the poetic past from the point of view of the present," he has also edited seven major assemblages of traditional and contemporary poetry: Technicians of the Sacred (tribal and oral poetry from Africa, America, Asia, Europe, and Oceania), Shaking the Pumpkin (traditional American Indian poetry), America a Prophecy (a radical revision of the poetries of the North American continent co-edited with George Quasha), Revolution of the Word (American experimental poetry between the two world wars), A Big Jewish Book (subtitled "Poems & Other Visions of the Jews from Tribal Times to the Present"), and Poems for the Millennium (three volumes, co-edited with Pierre Joris and Jeffrey Robinson). He was elected to the World Academy of Poetry (UNESCO) in 2001.