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Effacement

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ISBN-10: 098195202X

ISBN-13: 9780981952024

Edition: 2010

Authors: Elizabeth Arnold

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In this remarkable new book, Elizabeth Arnold focuses on what certain bodies undergo against forces that efface them. Physical law has it that ¿what pokes out gets hit.¿ Limbs, noses, and jaws are blown off. There are mastectomies. Prosthetic reconstruction is ¿flesh displaced.¿ Some of those who experience it learn that there is now between them and the ones they love a wall of cancelled desire. ¿One can adjust to this, they say, but not // from it.¿ ¿On the outside,¿ some lose ¿the ability to feel // glad to be alive.¿ Losses such as these italicize how unlikely it was to begin with that any soul should ever have made its way into a body out of the oblivion that precedes birth. Death too…    
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Book details

List price: $14.95
Copyright year: 2010
Publisher: Flood Editions
Publication date: 3/15/2010
Binding: Paperback
Pages: 96
Size: 6.00" wide x 8.50" long x 0.25" tall
Weight: 0.396
Language: English