Procedural Elegies/Western CIV Cont'd (Paperback)

By Joan Retallack

Roof Books, 9781931824392, 118pp.

Publication Date: June 1, 2010

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Poetry. "At the beginning of her astounding new book, Joan Retallack posts a warning from Immanuel Kant 'against arguing directly from the logical possibility of concepts to the real possibility of things.' It seems to me that Retallack has succeeded brilliantly by flouting Kant's injunction. 'The real possibility of things' shimmers and sings on every page of PROCEDURAL ELEGIES, creating a living entity through means that remain as mysterious as they are vital" John Ashbery.