Clarice: The Visitor

Idra Novey Erica Baum

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Clarice: The Visitor

Clarice The Visitor In this addition to the Cahier Series through two sequences of poems American poet Idra Novey explores several notions of translation In the first sequence Letters to Clarice she channels her rece

  • Title: Clarice: The Visitor
  • Author: Idra Novey Erica Baum
  • ISBN: 9781909631076
  • Page: 484
  • Format: Paperback
  • In this addition to the Cahier Series, through two sequences of poems, American poet Idra Novey explores several notions of translation In the first sequence, Letters to Clarice, she channels her recent experience of translating work by the Brazilian novelist Clarice Lispector, sending Lispector poems in the form of letters In the second sequence, Regarding Marmalade, CoIn this addition to the Cahier Series, through two sequences of poems, American poet Idra Novey explores several notions of translation In the first sequence, Letters to Clarice, she channels her recent experience of translating work by the Brazilian novelist Clarice Lispector, sending Lispector poems in the form of letters In the second sequence, Regarding Marmalade, Cognates, and Visitors, she discovers in what way translating relates to the activity of hosting visitors, most important of whom is her newborn son Idra Novey s texts are complemented by illustrations by the artist Erica Baum, whose images of books both invite and resist attempts to read them.

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    1. Lily on said:

      Purchased this book at an interview reception for this author.Lovely little book. Sat and read it for the first time to the accompaniment of a bell choir. Great experience. Idra writes poems as letters in response to quotations from the author she has been translating as well a set of poems about visitors to her own home, some from around the world, one commemorating her own son. The book is illustrated. I immediately loaned it to a friend to share. Will read the poems again. blurb: "Idra Novey' [...]

    2. Anthony on said:

      Loved this chapbook. Poems about how the intensity of translating Clarice Lispector – Lispector as daily visitor – affects the poets’ life, and also poems about actuall overnight visitors who “scramble the syntax of daily life.” So many beautiful, insightful lines. A few of my favorites: “I said vapor, just take me./I’m done burning/with these pages”; “But I have to go – my sons/want me to speak in puppet./So it is performing your words:”In the poem December, in the section [...]

    3. Noreen on said:

      Beautiful book in every way. Poems on translation as a kind of visitation by the immensely gifted Novey paired with images by the artist Erika Baum. These Sylph Editions are beautiful objects, too; I now want to buy every one of them.

    4. Vicky on said:

      I can't stop letting my hand slide across the texture of these pages. So beautiful. The paper. Mainly that's what I liked about this book.

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