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House of fact, house of ruin: poems
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Minneapolis, Minnesota : Graywolf Press, 2018.
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117 pages ; 23 cm
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811.6 S632h 2018
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"Very much of our present moment, in which fact can so easily be manufactured and ruin so easily achieved by pressing SEND or pulling a trigger, these poems range across the landscapes of contemporary experience. Whether a militia in Libya or a military base in Baghdad, a shantytown in East Africa or an opulent mall on Long Island, these subjects and locations resonate with the psychic and social costs of having let the genie of war, famine, and climate change out of the lamp in the first place. The book ultimately turns on conundrums of selfhood and self-estrangement in which Sleigh urges us toward a different realm, where we might achieve the freedom of spirit to step outside our own circumstances, however imperfectly, and look at ourselves as other, as unfamiliar, as strange."--

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"Very much of our present moment, in which fact can so easily be manufactured and ruin so easily achieved by pressing SEND or pulling a trigger, these poems range across the landscapes of contemporary experience. Whether a militia in Libya or a military base in Baghdad, a shantytown in East Africa or an opulent mall on Long Island, these subjects and locations resonate with the psychic and social costs of having let the genie of war, famine, and climate change out of the lamp in the first place. The book ultimately turns on conundrums of selfhood and self-estrangement in which Sleigh urges us toward a different realm, where we might achieve the freedom of spirit to step outside our own circumstances, however imperfectly, and look at ourselves as other, as unfamiliar, as strange."--,Page [4] of cover.

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APA Citation (style guide)

Sleigh, T. (2018). House of fact, house of ruin: poems. Minneapolis, Minnesota, Graywolf Press.

Chicago / Turabian - Author Date Citation (style guide)

Sleigh, Tom. 2018. House of Fact, House of Ruin: Poems. Minneapolis, Minnesota, Graywolf Press.

Chicago / Turabian - Humanities Citation (style guide)

Sleigh, Tom, House of Fact, House of Ruin: Poems. Minneapolis, Minnesota, Graywolf Press, 2018.

MLA Citation (style guide)

Sleigh, Tom. House of Fact, House of Ruin: Poems. Minneapolis, Minnesota, Graywolf Press, 2018.

Note! Citation formats are based on standards as of July 2022. Citations contain only title, author, edition, publisher, and year published. Citations should be used as a guideline and should be double checked for accuracy.

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