En Famille. Robert Creeley, Elsa Dorfman. Granary Books. 1999.
En Famille. Robert Creeley, Elsa Dorfman. Granary Books. 1999.
En Famille. Robert Creeley, Elsa Dorfman. Granary Books. 1999.

En Famille.

Granary Books, 1999. Item #GB_70
ISBN: 9781887123266

6 1/4 x 8 1/4 in., 80 pp., paper over boards.

“Robert Creeley and Elsa Dorfman bring us the real news of the different ways the word ‘family’ has been made to leap beyond its lexical meanings. Poet and photographer register how family is being re-envisioned by those who live as individuals within a ‘securing center.’ Beginning with, and subverting, ‘I wandered lonely as a cloud,’ William Wordsworth’s quintessential Romantic image of the self, Creeley writes a poem whose formal structure, its interlocking, echoing pattern of rhymed quatrains, challenges our assumptions about the legacy of Romantic and Modernist poetry. It is not that their legacy or the family should endure in some rigid manner; it’s that they have changed and are changing still.”
–John Yau, poet and critic, author of Active Participant: Robert Creeley and the Visual Arts

Designed by Philip Gallo at The Hermetic Press, printed offset bound in printed paper over boards. This is from an edition of 2000 copies. Out-of-print.




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