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Dog Language by Chase Twichell
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Chase Twichell follows this rule when writing poems: 'Tell the truth. No decoration. Remember death.' In an age when individual identity is questioned, medicated and revised, the boldly assertive poems in "Dog Language" address the question 'What is the self?'. Following the line of human development, she confronts memory and mortality and asks what, if anything, survives us. Twichell views writing a poem as an act of questioning, what it means to have human consciousness and the language to truthfully and accurately convey it, so that the finished poem throws a fresh and surprising light on what it means to be sentient. She is a practising Buddhist, and her poetry reflects her spiritual practice within the ancient tradition of Basho and Dogen and the contemporary company of Gary Snyder and W.S. Merwin.

Author Biography

chase twichell is one of America's leading poets. She has published six collections, including two books in Britain from Faber, Perdido, a Poetry Book Society Choice in 1992, and The Ghost of Eden, a Poetry Book Society Recommendation in 1995, as well as two from Bloodaxe, The Snow Watcher (1999) and now Dog Language (2006). After teaching for many years, she now lives in the Adirondack Mountains, where she runs Ausable Press.
Release date NZ
June 10th, 2006
Country of Publication
United Kingdom
Imprint
Bloodaxe Books Ltd
Pages
112
ISBN-13
9781852247386
Product ID
2245030

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