Iovis Book II by Anne Waldman

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The companion volume to the highly praised experimental epic poem Iovis: All is Full of Jove (Coffee House Press).

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ANNE WALDMAN is a celebrated poet, performer, professor, editor, and cultural activist. She is the author of more than forty books, including Marriage: A Sentence; Structure of the World Compared to a Bubble; Manatee/Humanity; and the feminist epic The Iovis Trilogy: Colors in the Mechanism of Concealment. A recipient of the Poetry Society of America's Shelley Memorial Award and a Chancellor of the Academy of American Poets, she lives in New York City and Boulder, Colorado.
Published July 1, 1992 by Coffee House Press. 256 pages
Genres: Arts & Photography, Literature & Fiction. Fiction

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Waldman ( Skin Meat Bones ) justifies the rambling and, for the most part, incoherent work with a simplification of feminist theory: ``I want to don armor of words as they do and fight with liberated tongue & punctured heart.

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Parts of ""So Help Me Sappho,"" for instance, are addressed to a modern-day mother who ""writes in a Powerbook/ who drives a Volvo and adds chile to most of her dishes/ who beats her little boy with broom handles/ who demands some savvy/ who sneezes in Spring & buys sheets of stamps/ who folds th...

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