A collection of poetry, prose poems, and essays. Covering subjects from the writer's craft to poetic musings on art, it follows his widely acclaimed Complete poems of Cesar Vallejo and his books of original poems, Alchemist with One Eye on Fire.
Clayton Eshleman is the author of more than 25 books, including 14 collections of poetry. His poems and translations have been widely acclaimed, including winning a National Book Award and many other translation/writing honors. He resides in Ypsilanti, MI.
1 Gustaf Sobin: 'An Ars Poetica' Part 2 I. What Brought You Here Will Take You Hence 3 A Translation Memoir 4 Eight Fire Sources 5 Somebody Else 6 The Back Wall of Imagination Part 7 II. Leningrad Journal 8 Bacon Studies (III) 9 Bacon Studies (IV) 10 Planet Trilce 11 The Surrealist Revolution 12 Bands of Blackness 13 The Autobiography of Unica Zurn 14 The Assault 15 Facing Invasion 16 Workroom Part 17 III. Spectator, Spectre, Sitter 18 Judith Scott's Fiber Art 19 Four Introductions 20 Archaic Eshleman backup2 8/17/07 6:06 PM 21 Steve Berg's 'Elegy on Hats' 22 Telluric Clockwork 23 Sheela-na-gig 24 A Note on Cesar Vallejo's 'Intensity and Height' 25 A Gloss on Hart Crane's 'Lachrymae Christi' 26 Headpiece Stuffed with Books 27 Another Look at Ullikummi 28 Notes on Charles Olson and the Archaic 29 Circling the Cradle Part 30 IV. Before Paradise: An Interview with Dale Smith 31 Going to the Moon with Some Wonderful Ghosts: An Interviewwith Ethriam Cash Brammer 32 An Ego Strong Enough to Live 33 Wind from All Compass Points 34 Shadow Matters: An Interview with John Olson