Whelmed

Product Number: EB00668344
Released: May 02, 2016
Business Term: Purchase
ISBN: #9781770564473
Publisher: Coach House Books
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Description

Dulge, rageous, couth, chalant-we think of prefixes as a few letters that change a word, but what if a word is lost without one? Each prose poem in Whelmed features a word that has been unhinged from its prefix, allowing new meanings-radically unfamiliar, yet uncannily intimate-to emerge from these prefixless word deposits. Part prose-poem sequence and part encyclopedia of unpredictably irregular terms, Whelmed is at times deranging, almost disturbing, sometimes detached, and ultimately joyfully disrupting. Nicole Markotic is a poet, novelist, and critic. She is currently a professor of creative writing, children's literature, and disability studies at the University of Windsor in Ontario.

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Author(s): Nicole Markotic
Genre: Poetry
Original Publish Date: May 02, 2016

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