Young Tambling, Kate Greenstreet

Young Tambling

Kate Greenstreet

Publisher: Ahsahta Press
PubDate: 2/1/2013
ISBN: 9781934103357
Binding: Paperback
Price: $20.00
Quantity Available: 87
Pages: 176
SKU #: E08E

Poetry. Art. Experimental Memoir. YOUNG TAMBLING resonates with Greenstreet's relentless exploration of what it means to be human, to need to feel, to make art. Memory, in this book of "experimental memoir," works something like the narrative tactics of a traditional ballad—"alternate leaping and lingering," in one formulation. Greenstreet does not dabble in teleological platitudes: the lives crosscutting these poems are not singular but plural and sublime, full of sacrifice and empathy for the lost. In YOUNG TAMBLING, a life's meaning is born of its poet's song, and a memory cannot reveal its truth until it finds its ballad.

"For her fine, homemade metaphysics, smartly deadpan cosmology, and redemptive, lyrical humanity, Greenstreet is strictly essential reading." —Scott Wilkerson

Author City: Castletownshend IRE

Kate Greenstreet is a writer and visual artist currently living in Ireland. Her first three books, YOUNG TAMBLING (2013), THE LAST 4 THINGS (2009), and CASE SENSITIVE (2006), were also published by Ahsahta Press. 

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