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Sea and Fog
Etel Adnan




Nightboat
2012 • 128 pp. 6 x 8 1/2"
Poetry / Comparative Linguistics / Middle East Studies

$15.95 Paperback, 978-0-9844598-7-2



Two striking lyric essays from master poet and philosopher Etel Adnan

These interrelated meditations explore the nature of the individual spirit and the individual spiritedness of the natural world. As skilled a philosopher as she is a poet, in Sea & Fog, Adnan weaves multiple sonic, theoretical, and syntactic pleasures at once.

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“Etel Adnan sharpens the starkness of the world of matter and anti-matter. These texts are psalms that stretch from the sublime to the violent, journey from Yosemite Valley to a soldier’s jeep in the desert, and gather from Dostoevsky to Scalapino. A history, a gospel, a prayer book, it dwells in the divine.”—Elmaz Abinader



ETEL ADNAN is the author of numerous books of poetry and prose, including the ground-breaking novel Sitt-Marie Rose. She is a recipient of a 2010 PEN Oakland-Josephine Miles National Literary Award. She lives between Sausalito, California; Paris; and Beirut.



Sun, 17 Dec 2017 14:11:56 -0500