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Fence Books/La Presse

Poetry. Translated from the French by Andrew Zawacki. In eight sections of eight poems each, Sébastien Smirou's SEE ABOUT constructs an eccentric menagerie—from grand lion to glow worm—that intertwines animal and human subjectivity. Poised between n...

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Proustiennes
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Proustiennes

Fence Books/La Presse

Poetry. Translated from the French by Brian Evenson. PROUSTIENNES takes its lead from Erik Satie's Gnossiennes—each is a light, lively, take on some aspect of Proust's oeuvre. It touches lightly on asparagus, and equally lightly on the Dreyfus Affai...

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Monospace
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Monospace

Fence Books/La Presse

Poetry. Translated from the French by Emma Ramadan. MONOSPACE is a project driven by a single question: "How can we garden space into existence?" First you have to draw a garden. And, of course, so many arts come together to make a garden. And so ma...

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To the Secret
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To the Secret

Fence Books/La Presse

Translated from the French by Norma Cole. In this cycle of lyric poems, Jamme balances the abstract with vivid particulars in an echoing intertwine of image and sound. Commissioned by a troupe of poetic commandos known as "Les Souffleurs" (The Whisp...

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Seven String Quartets
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Seven String Quartets

Fence Books/La Presse

Poetry. Translated from the French by Matthew B. Smith. Frédéric Forte's brief and fleeting poems in SEVEN STRING QUARTETS borrow the structure and arrangement of the string quartet, but rather than performing in concert, they keep tuning up their i...

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The L Notebook
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The L Notebook

Fence Books/La Presse

Poetry. Translated from the French by Eleni Sikelianos. Sabine Macher's long poem performs an archeology of sensation with particular attention to the body and modes of perception between the five senses. Macher negotiates the particulars of a "here...

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Night and Day
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Night and Day

Fence Books/La Presse

Poetry. Translated from the French by Kate Campbell. Each poem begins with an epigraph that distills a subject and then goes on to elaborate, extrapolate, complicate. Each poem reverses "communication"; pushes meaning from one image to the next, tak...

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Present Participle
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Present Participle

Fence Books/La Presse

Poetry. Translated from the French by Sarah Riggs and Ellen LeBlond-Schrader. In a dozen taut sequences, the book explores metaphorical and actual prisons and revolutions through references to political captivity, torture, and despotism as well as p...

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A Woman with Several Lives
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A Woman with Several Lives

Fence Books/La Presse

Poetry. Translated from the French by Norma Cole. From one of America's finest experimental poets, this translation of a contemplation of the life of Lorine Niedecker, a stellar American poet of the mid-twentieth century. This work stands as a monum...

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flirt formula
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flirt formula

Fence Books/La Presse

Poetry. Translated from the French by Jean-Jacques Poucel. The poems go two by two across facing pages, where they press against each other, connect, and go forth in a tremulous manifesto. The result is a syntactical vertigo poised above nothingness...

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The Whole of Poetry Is Preposition
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The Whole of Poetry Is Preposition

Fence Books/La Presse

Poetry. Translated from the French by Keith Waldrop. An aphoristic complement to Royet-Journoud's recent book THEORY OF PREPOSITIONS, this collection of propositions manages to be simultaneously provocative and contemplative. The evocation of the pr...

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Conditions of Light
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Conditions of Light

Fence Books/La Presse

Poetry. Translated from the French by Jean-Jacques Poucel. Putting unprecedented pressure on the line break, Emmanuel Hocquard's obliquely interlaced poetic series cracks open the facade of language to let a little light through--the glimmers are be...

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