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Author: Chris Nealon

Chris Nealon is Professor of English at Johns Hopkins University. He is the author of the poetry books THE SHORE (Wave Books, 2020), HETERONOMY (Edge Books, 2014), PLUMMET (Edge Books, 2009), and THE JOYOUS AGE (Black Square Editions, 2004), as well as two books of literary criticism, Foundlings: Lesbian and Gay Historical Emotion before Stonewall (Duke, 2001) and The Matter of Capital: Poetry and Crisis in The American Century (Harvard, 2011). He lives in Washington, DC.

Heteronomy
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Heteronomy

Edge Books

Poetry. Chris Nealon's HETERONOMY is built out of five long poems, including "The Dial." Together they form an overlapping set of mediations on love and friendship and political life. Taking inspiration from a long poetic tradition of self-referenti...

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The Joyous Age
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The Joyous Age

Black Square Editions

Poetry. LGBT Studies. "The playgrounds and basements of Brooklyn and Berkeley teem with neo-avant-something poets who smash prose sense to bits while preserving syntax, and who claim that the resulting jumbles reveal a radical critique of life, the ...

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Plummet
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Plummet

Edge Books

Poetry. LGBT Studies. As with many books, description of Chris Nealon's latest, fails, yet in this case it also, unusually, falls. A few moments of demonstration rather than description: "nothing you read will help you now"; "I am not gay, I am from...

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The Shore
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The Shore

Wave Books

Poetry. Essays. LGBTQIA Studies. The five poem-essays of Chris Nealon's THE SHORE give space and voice to the complexity of contemporary life, admitting bafflement and dismay but also creating openings for indiscreet hope. Queer and anti-capitalist,...

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