|About the Book|
Edited by Tom Beckett with Bobbie West and Robert Drake, this book presents multifaceted examinations and appreciations of the work of Rae Armantrout. The volume includes nine poems by Armantrout and critical essays by Lyn Hejinian, Laura Moriarty, Aldon Nielsen, Rachel Blau DuPlessis, Brenda Hillman, Fanny Howe, Ann Vickery, Susan Wheeler, and others. Armantrout has published seven books of poetry, including Extremities, The Invention of Hunger, Couverture, PRECEDENCE, NECROMANCE, MADE TO SEEM and WRITING THE PLOT ABOUT SETS (available from SPD). See also Armantrout, Rae entry.