Free Will by Craig Watson

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Poetry. Watson's beautiful poems are 'clositive without closure' they provide the satisfaction of closure without being closed forms --Jackson MacLow. Craig Watson's work, like Beckett's and Oppen's before him, restores the word integrity to our vocabulary through the force of its resounding lucidity... --Steve Evans.

About Craig Watson

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Craig Watson is the author of eleven books and chapbooks. His poems, essays, and reviews have appeared in numerous literary journals since 1982. His recent book SECRET HISTORIES (Burning Deck, 2007) completes a trilogy that includes FREE WILL (Roof Books, 2000) and TRUE NEWS (Instance Press, 2002). Among other considerations, these books traverse the languages and silences that by turn construct and erase history, even as its actual subjects struggle to endure. His latest collection, SLEEPWALKING WITH ORPHEUS, was published by Shearsman Books in 2011.
Published January 1, 2000 by Roof Books. 72 pages
Genres: Literature & Fiction. Fiction

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Using form not as a political gesture in and of itself, but as a means of clarifying dynamically complex politico-philosophical material, Watson concretizes ideas of language, identity, history and

May 21 2001 | Read Full Review of Free Will

The Independent

These days science is either nothing or it's the new religion.

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