Subsisters: Selected Poems

Uljana Wolf
translated by Sophie Seita
published by Belladonna*, 2017
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This bi-floral or even tri-floral book of poems is for falselandy neighbouring nearspeakers who prefer to hold ear to phoneme to wit. Arranged according to the pleasures of a collaborative conversation between co-translating poets, sinuous between the structured palate and the muscular tongue, Subsisters coheres by means of a joyous principle of augmentation. Wolf and Seita have rendered authority moot; Value here is chosen conviviality. Lightness, charm and play clarify the discovery that all language is polylingual, all worth in shared joy only.
—Lisa Robertson

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Softcover, 188 pp., offset BW, 6 x 8 inches.
Edition of 2000.
ISBN 978-0-988-539976-51800.
Printed by McNaughton & Gunn, US.

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