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Product Description: Influenced by the history of landscape painting, Cole Swensen’s new book is an experiment in seriality, in the different approach and scope that language must take to record the way that fluctuations of minutiae transform a whole...read more

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9781937658410 | Nightboat Books, October 6, 2015, cover price $17.95 | About this edition: Influenced by the history of landscape painting, Cole Swensen’s new book is an experiment in seriality, in the different approach and scope that language must take to record the way that fluctuations of minutiae transform a whole.

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9780517494288, titled "A Trembling upon Rome" | Random House Value Pub, September 1, 1948, cover price $1.99 | also contains A Trembling upon Rome

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Product Description: Artists have utilized walking as an autonomous form of art, a subject in their work, and as social practice since the early 20th century. Today walking continues to offer a salient means for artists to challenge social, political, and economic orders through a radical remapping of civic space...read more
By Cole Swensen (contributor)

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9780300212433 | Decordova Museum &, May 12, 2015, cover price $25.00 | About this edition: Artists have utilized walking as an autonomous form of art, a subject in their work, and as social practice since the early 20th century.

By Cole Swensen (editor)

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9781890650964 | Omnidawn Pub, December 15, 2014, cover price $19.95

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Product Description: Poetry. Art. Photography. Translated from the French by Cole Swensen. LAZY SUZIE furthers the project, developed in Suzanne Doppelt's previous three books, of reframing and thus reinterpreting the received knowledge of scientific inquiry...read more

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9781933959252 | Litmus Pr, November 15, 2014, cover price $18.00 | About this edition: Poetry.

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Product Description: As Jean Frémon describes, “He muses, he mopes, he immerses himself in atlases, he recites the names of lakes, he observes insects, he listens to the sounds of fountains, he reads Leibniz. This man, known here by the initials of a name that is not his own, is not without a certain resemblance to the writer Robert Walser...read more
By Cole Swensen (trans)

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9781890650711, titled "The Posthumous Life of RW" | Bilingual edition (Omnidawn Pub, October 7, 2014), cover price $11.95 | About this edition: As Jean Frémon describes, “He muses, he mopes, he immerses himself in atlases, he recites the names of lakes, he observes insects, he listens to the sounds of fountains, he reads Leibniz.

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Product Description: This landmark two-volume edition follows Adnan’s work from the infernal elegies of the 1960s to the ethereal meditations of her later poems, to form a portrait of an extraordinarily impassioned and prescient life. Ranging between essay, fiction, poetry, memoir, feminist manifesto, and philosophical treatise, while often challenging the conventions of genre, Adnan’s works give voice to the violence and revelation of the last six decades as it has centered, in part, within the geopolitics of the Arab world, and in particular the author’s native Beirut...read more
By Cole Swensen (contributor)

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9781937658212 | Nightboat Books, April 1, 2014, cover price $44.95 | About this edition: This landmark two-volume edition follows Adnan’s work from the infernal elegies of the 1960s to the ethereal meditations of her later poems, to form a portrait of an extraordinarily impassioned and prescient life.

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Product Description: In the middle of the night, when the fruitis scariest. I hold my hand outand feel your nibbling. Don't worry,my eyes are still closed. I've onlypeeked that once. The coldthat is your breath—these windowsof fog. If I were outside,I'd read your name backward again and again...read more
By Cole Swensen (foreword by)

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9781936747672 | Sarabande Books, January 7, 2014, cover price $14.95 | About this edition: In the middle of the night, when the fruitis scariest.

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Product Description: Poetry. "Cole Swensen's STELE goes forth with an artful, graceful balancing as in a minuet, stopping, bowing and then moving towards new thought. This reading 'presumes a crossing' of empty space in each line. This crossing is a waking dream, linking action with image...read more

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9780942996784 | Post Apollo Pr, June 1, 2012, cover price $12.00 | About this edition: Poetry.

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Product Description: “Ghosts appear in place of whatever a given people will not face” (p. 65)The poems in Gravesend explore ghosts as instances of collective grief and guilt, as cultural constructs evolved to elide or to absorb a given society’s actions, as well as, at times, to fill the gaps between such actions and the desires and intentions of its individual citizens...read more

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9780520273177 | Univ of California Pr, July 9, 2012, cover price $24.95 | About this edition: “Ghosts appear in place of whatever a given people will not face” (p.

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Product Description: Praise for Cole Swensen:"One of the most assured voices in contemporary poetry."---Library Journal "Engaging and delightful."---Publishers Weekly  A volume in the Poets on Poetry series, which collects critical works by contemporary poets, gathering together the articles, interviews, and book reviews by which they have articulated the poetics of a new generation...read more

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9780472071555 | Univ of Michigan Pr, September 20, 2011, cover price $60.00 | About this edition: Praise for Cole Swensen: "One of the most assured voices in contemporary poetry.

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9780472051557 | Univ of Michigan Pr, September 20, 2011, cover price $26.95 | About this edition: Praise for Cole Swensen:"One of the most assured voices in contemporary poetry.

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Product Description: Poetry. Art. GREENSWARD looks at the interaction between animals, humans, and gardens. Often playful, it explores the question of whether animals other than humans have an aesthetic sense, posits that they do, and suggests that they develop it through watching humans garden...read more

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9781933254654 | Ugly Duckling Pr, November 1, 2010, cover price $14.00 | About this edition: Poetry.

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Product Description: Physische Geographie kompakt ermöglicht Studenten mit Haupt- oder Nebenfach Geographie wie auch Schülern einen raschen, kompakten Einstieg in die Materie. Die didaktisch herausragenden vierfarbigen Abbildungen visualisieren die wichtigen geographischen Prozesse und erleichtern das Verständnis für die Konzepte und Theorien der Physischen Geographie...read more

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9783827420596 | Spektrum Akademischer Verlag Gmbh, April 9, 2010, cover price $19.99 | About this edition: Physische Geographie kompakt ermöglicht Studenten mit Haupt- oder Nebenfach Geographie wie auch Schülern einen raschen, kompakten Einstieg in die Materie.

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Product Description: Flare is the culminating project of the 2007–2008 collaborative Artist and Poet in Residence Program sponsored by the Yale University Art Gallery & Beinecke Rare Book and Manuscript Library, Yale University. The book includes new poems by Cole Swensen and new prints by Thomas Nozkowski...read more

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9780300162400 | Beinecke Rare Book &, November 28, 2009, cover price $25.00 | About this edition: Flare is the culminating project of the 2007–2008 collaborative Artist and Poet in Residence Program sponsored by the Yale University Art Gallery & Beinecke Rare Book and Manuscript Library, Yale University.

By Cole Swensen (editor)

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9780393333756 | 1 original edition (W W Norton & Co Inc, March 29, 2009), cover price $29.95

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Product Description: Literary Nonfiction. Art. Translated from the French by Cole Swensen. Jean Frémon writes about painters he loves, contemporary and otherwise, about writers, whose books are sometimes named, and who at other times stay unnamed. He visits each one at a crucial moment of his life, creating thus an essential and spiritual biography of each...read more
By Cole Swensen (trans)

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9780942996678 | Post Apollo Pr, November 1, 2008, cover price $18.00 | About this edition: Literary Nonfiction.

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Product Description: These poems are about gardens, particularly the seventeenth-century French baroque gardens designed by the father of the form, André Le Nôtre. While the poems focus on such examples as Versailles, which Le Nôtre created for Louis XIV, they also explore the garden as metaphor...read more

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9780520254633 | 1 edition (Univ of California Pr, April 14, 2008), cover price $85.00 | About this edition: These poems are about gardens, particularly the seventeenth-century French baroque gardens designed by the father of the form, André Le Nôtre.

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9780520254640 | 1 edition (Univ of California Pr, April 14, 2008), cover price $26.95 | About this edition: These poems are about gardens, particularly the seventeenth-century French baroque gardens designed by the father of the form, André Le Nôtre.

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Product Description: Poetry. Translated from the French by Cole Swensen. For over twenty-five years, Nicolas Pesques has been writing an homage to Juliau, the mountain he sees out his window. In PHYSIS, the fifth book of the series, he weaves philosophical reflection in and out of an encounter with the body of the mountain, the body of language, and the human body that bridges the two...read more

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9781932559477 | Small Pr Distribution, February 28, 2007, cover price $12.00 | About this edition: Poetry.

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Product Description: The post-impressionist Pierre Bonnard painted, among other things, dozens of paintings of windows. Starting there, this extended poem—part art criticism, part history—considers the phenomenon of glass, revealing the strength and fragility of our age in the minimalist style that has won Cole Swensen such acclaim...read more

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9781882295609 | Alice James Books, January 22, 2007, cover price $14.95 | About this edition: The post-impressionist Pierre Bonnard painted, among other things, dozens of paintings of windows.

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9781933382548 | Green Integer Books, July 26, 2006, cover price $11.95

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Product Description: Poetry. Translated from the French by Cole Swensen. Borrowed voices, invented voices, and a very personal but unplaceable voice all wind their way through these mock-philosophical meditations on nature and cosmos. Juxtaposed with her precise and abstract photographs, Doppelt's text considers astronomy, weather, the five senses, plant life, the insect world, and the nature of time, all in an implicit dialogue with the pre-Socratics...read more

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9781886224803 | Burning Deck Books, January 1, 2006, cover price $14.00 | About this edition: Poetry.

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9781931243582 | Green Integer Books, May 30, 2005, cover price $10.95
9781557132871 | 1 edition (Sun & Moon Pr, April 1, 1998), cover price $10.95

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Product Description: Treating subjects from landscape to sculpture to a 19th century technical encyclopedia, the poet is fascinated with light, glass, mirrors, flame, ice, mercury—things transparent, evanescent, impossible to grasp. Likewise Swensen’s lyrics, which, with elliptical phrasing and play between visual and aural, change the act of seeing—and reading—offering glimpses of the spirit (or ghost) that enters a poem where the rational process breaks down...read more

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9781882295432 | Alice James Books, April 1, 2004, cover price $13.95 | About this edition: Treating subjects from landscape to sculpture to a 19th century technical encyclopedia, the poet is fascinated with light, glass, mirrors, flame, ice, mercury—things transparent, evanescent, impossible to grasp.

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By Norma Cole (trans), Lydia Davis (trans), Jean Fremon, Serge Gavronsky (trans) and Cole Swensen (trans)

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9781880713310 | Avec Books, December 1, 2003, cover price $14.00

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