ISBN is

9780865470125 / 086547012X

Ark: The Foundations, 1-33

by

4.48 avg rating27 ratings by GoodReads

Publisher:North Point Pr, 1980

Edition:Softcover

Language:English

Prices INCLUDE standard shipping to United States
Show prices without shipping
Change shipping destination/currency
Shipping prices may be approximate. Please verify cost before checkout.

About the book:

This long, complex poem, modeled on the Watts Tower, a Los Angeles folk architecture masterpiece, is the first Living Batch Press drive, he said book—a series honoring Robert Creeley's "I Know a Man." The title alludes to Noah's ark; to the rainbow ( arc-en-ciel in French); and by extension to Arkansas and hence to Kansas, where the poet was born.

"A work of singular beauty and resolution. It takes its legitimate place with the great works of the century of like kind, Ezra Pound's Cantos, Louis Zukofsky's A, Charles Olson's Maximus, and Robert Duncan's Passages. Its own specific character is, however, brilliantly singular."—Robert Creeley

"A late harvest of seeds sown by Blake, L. Frank Baum, the Bible, and Zukofsky, all in a new architecture, a wholly new voice, and even a new chemistry of words and images. It is for those who can see visions, and for those who know how to look well and be taught that they can see them."—Guy Davenport

Search under way...

Search complete.

Compare book prices from over 100,000 booksellers. Click on the price to find out more about a book.

New books: 1 - 10 of 16

   

Used books: 1 - 10 of 59