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Essays. Will Alexander's TOWARDS THE PRIMEVAL LIGHTNING FIELD is a work of vertical philosophy revealing strata of cultures and language, like geographical layers seen all at once. Simultaneous arpeggios of linguistic realms that explore language and perceiving. Elliot Weinberger has written about Alexander's writing: His work resembles no one's, and is instantly recognizable. In part, he is an ecstatic surrealist on imaginal hyperdrive. He is probably the only African-American poet to take Aime Cesaire as a spiritual father ... [Alexander is] a poet whose ecstasy derives from the scientific description of the stuff and the workings of the world.
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Will Alexander is a poet, novelist, essayist, playwright, and visual artist who lives in Los Angeles, the city where he was born in 1948. He was the recipient of a Whiting Fellowship for Poetry in 2001 and a California Arts Council Fellowship in 2002. Over the years he has worked several jobs (including the LA Lakers box office), has taught at various institutions, and has been associated with the non-profit organization Theatre of Hearts/Youth First, working with underserved, at-risk youth. His books include EXOBIOLOGY AS GODDESS, ABOVE THE HUMAN NERVE DOMAIN, and TOWARDS THE PRIMEVAL LIGHTNING FIELD.
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Book Description O Books, 1998. Paperback. Condition: New. Never used!. Seller Inventory # P111882022300
Book Description O Books, 1998. Condition: New. book. Seller Inventory # M1882022300