Blood Work: Selected Prose


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Literary Nonfiction. BLOOD WORK collects the best nonfiction prose works of celebrated poet and translator Ron Padgett. The sixteen pieces here range from the whimsical to the elegiac. Padgett considers the joys and problems of words, in translation and in his own writing, he trains his eyes on artists, including Man Ray, R.B. Kitaj, and George Schneeman, and on writers, from the Cubist Poets (who didn't exist) and Pierre Reverdy, to poets who have shared his adventures. His encounters with strangers in foreign countries ...

Blood Work: Selected Prose 1993, Bamberger Books, [Flint]

ISBN-13: 9780917453267

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