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The Little Edges
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The Little Edges
by Moten, Fred

The Little Edges is a collection of poems that extends poet Fred Moten's experiments in what he calls "shaped prose": a way of arranging prose in rhythmic blocks, or sometimes shards, in the interest of audio-visual patterning. Shaped prose is a form that works the "little edges" of lyric and discourse, and radiates out into the space between them.

As occasional pieces, many of the poems in the book are the result of a request or commission to comment upon a work of art, or to memorialize a particular moment or person. In Moten's poems, the matter and energy of a singular event or person are transformed by their entrance into the social space that they, in turn, transform. An online reader's companion will be available.

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Publication date: 2015.

ISBN: URN:ISBN:9780819575050

OPAC reference: KOHA-OAI-BCP:12153

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