The Area of Sound Called the Subtone

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Ahsahta Press, Jan 1, 2004 - Poetry - 110 pages
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Poetry. The Area of Sound Called the Subtone, Gordon's second full-length book, won the 2004 Sawtooth Poetry Prize, judged by Claudia Rankine. Rankine writes, "Noah Eli Gordon is a master of the shift between an epigrammatic and aphoristic line. Each utterance is a glance that implodes rhetorical strategies so spectacularly that the spray of intelligence that lingers in this reader's mind is not much different from a cooling shower from an illegally opened fire hydrant. Witty, vivid, and very, very vital, Gordon has entered a higher frequency"-Claudia Rakine.

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User Review  - C. Carrier - Goodreads

Formally inventive, a machine of images. Does a lot of what I want poetry to do: question, declare, retract, contradict, threaten, and dissect. Read full review

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1/9 perfectly written silent movies. Read full review

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Noah Eli Gordon is an American poet, born in Cleveland, Ohio in 1975. Gordon was educated at the University of Massachusetts at Amherst. He currently teaches at the University of Colorado at Denver. His work has appeared in numerous national and international journals and magazines.

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