Sorting Facts; Or, Nineteen Ways of Looking at Marker (Paperback)

By Susan Howe

New Directions Publishing Corporation, 9780811220392, 63pp.

Publication Date: March 26, 2013



Part of our revived "Poetry Pamphlet Series," Sorting Facts is Susan Howe's masterful meditation on the filmmaker Chris Marker, whose film stills are interspersed throughout.

An excerpt:

Sorting word-facts I only know an apparition. Scribble grammar has no neighbor. In the name of reason I need to record somethin because I am a survivor in this ocean