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Your Body Figured
Douglas A. Martin

2008 • 156 pp. 5 1/2 x 7 1/2"
Fiction & Literature / Literary Criticism - American / Art History

$14.95 Paperback, 978-0-9767185-8-1

In Your Body Figured, Douglas A. Martin presents the reader with three prose pieces, each focused on an artist: the painter Balthus, the poet Hart Crane, and finally the Irish painter Francis Bacon as seen through his relationship with model and muse, George Dyer

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"Rilke, Balthus, Hart Crane, Francis Bacon: Of their lives and work, and of a lyric examination of the ruthless force of art and the erotic, Douglas A. Martin has conjured a mesmerizing and disturbing text, a gorgeous poem-as-novel set in he wake of the explosive ecstasies of twentieth century art. I have read nothing else like it."—Honor Moore

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