Involuntary Lyrics

Involuntary Lyrics Using Shakespeare s sonnets this book shows how the involuntary expression of language is suffused with cultural intent how much the rhythms of the past permeate the present and how many lost friend

  • Title: Involuntary Lyrics
  • Author: Aaron Shurin
  • ISBN: 9781890650230
  • Page: 465
  • Format: Paperback
  • Using Shakespeare s sonnets, this book shows how the involuntary expression of language is suffused with cultural intent, how much the rhythms of the past permeate the present and how many lost friends, lovers, and opportunities can be heard in the music of the current moment.

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    1. I wasn’t familiar with Aaron Shurin’s work until I read it in my creative writing class. We read from his book of experimental poetry titled Involuntary Lyrics. I then had the extreme fortune of reading his book of personal essays titled King of Shadows. If I hadn’t already known, I would never have guessed that these books were by the same author. They inspire such different emotions and garner such opposite reactions.Involuntary Lyrics is essentially a “riff-off” of Shakespeare’s s [...]

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