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Eileen Myles

4.05 of 5 Votes: 3
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Books by Eileen Myles
Snowflake / different streets (2012)
4.07 of 5 Votes: 5
review 1: there were some pieces I liked in these books, although I found that her style took some getting used to. in a way, she almost kind of reminds me of gertrude stein in stanzas in meditation --- while she is far less dense than stein, myles's pieces, individually, take the reader o...
Inferno (a poet's novel) (2010)
4.01 of 5 Votes: 2
review 1: There is something hypnotic about the way these sentences and fragments are structured. I found the book to be stunning, devastating, and hopeful. In addition to this being about the author exploring and discovering her sexuality, it is also a book about being an artist and reall...
The Importance of Being Iceland: Travel Essays in Art (2009)
4.24 of 5 Votes: 5
review 1: This book is more or less a series of articles and interviews written as streams of consciousness. There are plenty of references to people and projects the reader is supposed to already know about although I suspect that would only be possible if the reader were part of the ver...
The Inferno: A Poet's Novel (2009)
4.01 of 5 Votes: 4
review 1: very interesting. eloquent, clear. language that flinches from nothing. the narrative wanders; this is not a narrative-driven text, and it's not trying to be. it's exploring the idea of being a poet, a person, a woman, a lesbian, these things all together. it is very much what...
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