Self and Simulacra

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Alice James Books, 2001 - Poetry - 69 pages
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From airy lyric to ornate lament, couched in the Latinate language of Gray's Botany or the lushness of Sir Thomas Browne, Self and Simulacra explores the motive force of longing in the growing of identity.

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Poor Cotyledon
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Such as reduced the Heathens to Divinity
33
A Genitive Case Desiderus
47
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About the author (2001)

Liz Waldner was born in Cleveland, Ohio, and raised in rural Mississippi. She received a BA in philosophy and mathematics from St. John's College. She is the author of TRUST (Cleveland State University Poetry Center, 2009); SAVING THE APPEARANCES (Ahsahta Press, 2004); Dark Would (the missing person) (University of Georgia Press) winner of the 2002 Contemporary Poetry Series; ETYM(BI)OLOGY (Omnidawn Press, 2002); SELF AND SIMULACRA (2001), winner of the Alice James Books Beatrice Hawley Prize; A Point Is That Which Has No Part (2000), which received the 2000 James Laughlin Award and the 1999 Iowa Poetry Prize; and HOMING DEVICES (1998). Her poetry has appeared in journals such as Colorado Review, Denver Quarterly, New American Writing, Ploughshares, and VOLT. Her awards include grants from the Massachusetts Cultural Council, the Boomerang Foundation, and the Barbara Deming Memorial Money for Women Fund. She has also received fellowships from the Vermont Studio Center, the Djerassi Foundation, and the MacDowell Colony.

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