English Fragments: A Brief History of the Soul
Place Published: New York
Publisher: Fence Books
Date Published: 2010
Edition: First edition
Book Id: 31116
152pp. [20.5cm] SIGNED by the author on the title page. Light multicolored wraps with an illustration on the front cover.
SIGNED by the author on the title page. Martin Corless-Smith is the author of English Fragments: A Brief History of the Soul, Swallows, Nota, Complete Travels, and Of Piscator. A limited edition chapbook, Roman and Moscow Poems, was published in 2011. He was Truman Capote Fellow at the Iowa Writers Workshop, and holds an MFA in Fine Arts and Printmaking from SMU and a Ph.D. in Creative Writing from the University at Utah. He is currently the director of the MFA Program in Creative Writing at Boise State University.From the publisher, on English Fragments:Moving freely through poetry's pictorial fragmentariness and literal fragments of prose, with a streaming, equanimous, nondiscriminatory referentiality, Corless-Smith proposes and confers with entities in "the janus-faced doorway" of antiquity and contemporaneity; inference and exposition; soul and body—the "experience and the coming-into-history of that experience."