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USO: I'll Be Seeing You
By (author): Kim Rosenfield
9781937027063 Paperback, Trade English POETRY / American / General Mar 01, 2013
$16.00 CAD
Active 5 x 7.25 x 0 in 128 pages Coach House Books Ugly Duckling Presse
A parable of performance and service. How does one perform/serve issues of identity, race, politics, and the essential vulnerability of what it means to be human? What is language in service of and when does it go too far? What degrades? What supports? What is heroic? What does it mean to put oneself at risk or in harm's way? This book speaks via the poetry of stand-up comedy to the U.S. involvement in the Middle East and the difficulties of naming the unnamable. "Readingthis text is afull body experience. Breath and heartbeat shift, speed up and slow down. Kim Rosenfield sets this text somewhere between prayer and vaudeville shtick." - Adrienne Harris, Psychoanalyst, author of Gender as Soft Assembly

Kim Rosenfield is a poet and psychotherapist. She is the author of several books of poetry, including Good Morning "Midnight" (Roof Books 2001), Trama (Krupskaya 2004),re:evolution (Les Figues Press 2009) and Lividity (Les Figues Press, Spring 2012). Of re:evolution, cultural critic Sianne Ngai writes: "Rosenfield conducts her investigation of literary change by experimenting with linguistic junk and vestigal forms, mixing show tunes with textbook captions,advertising with the names ofenzymes, as if to test which forms, in which combinations still seem available and which ones likely to die out." Her work has been included in the anthologies Bowery Women (YBK Publishers, Inc.), The Gurlesque (Saturnalia), Against Expression (Northwestern University Press) and I'll Drown My Book (Les Figues Press). She co-founded and co-edited Object magazine (1993-2002) with poet Robert Fitterman. She is part of the artist/writer's collaborative The Collective Task (The Collective Task, Patrick Lovelace Editions, 2009). She received a Fund for Poetry Grant in 2013. Rosenfield lives and works in NYC.

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