Hell Figures

Hell Figures This series of formally experimental poems explores subjectivity in contemporary wartime and environmental crises via Greek histories Hell Figures ventures into the fragmented mythical and literary hi

  • Title: Hell Figures
  • Author: E. Tracy Grinnell
  • ISBN: 9781937658472
  • Page: 482
  • Format: Paperback
  • This series of formally experimental poems explores subjectivity in contemporary wartime and environmental crises via Greek histories.Hell Figures ventures into the fragmented mythical and literary histories of Helen of Troy, Sappho, Cassandra, Antigone, and others by way of our current condition of perpetual war, violence, and environmental destruction Grinnell employs tThis series of formally experimental poems explores subjectivity in contemporary wartime and environmental crises via Greek histories.Hell Figures ventures into the fragmented mythical and literary histories of Helen of Troy, Sappho, Cassandra, Antigone, and others by way of our current condition of perpetual war, violence, and environmental destruction Grinnell employs the transliteration of musical forms, such as the fugue and husque, and homophonic translation as methods of giving form and voice to obscured, inaudible, illegible, unintelligible, and omitted subject positions.

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