The VITAL SYSTEM: Poems (Paperback)

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The Vital System is the first published book by a poet already setting off sparks among readers across the globe. In these poems, the body is always at stake — vulnerable — and the poet dares to try and illuminate what she has called “the protective capability of violence.” Burroughs’s compression of phrasing, subverted syntax, and ability to release a story through cinematically sequenced images allow her to expose particular tensions that are gendered and racial as well as essentially human.

Product Details
ISBN: 9781936797158
ISBN-10: 1936797151
Publisher: Tupelo Press
Publication Date: October 30th, 2012
Pages: 70
Language: English