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Amazon.com Product Description (ISBN 188202253X, Paperback)Poetry. "In her recent books, Elizabeth Treadwell has been pushing hard against language to get to a deeper and often overlooked musicality in our world. In LILYFOIL + 3 she arrives at a musicality that is feminist and angular; that is Gertrude Stein and Mina Loy; that is pointed and luminous; that is, in short, LILYFOIL, not lily flower"--Juliana Spahr."LILYFOIL is a biography. ... [T]o talk about it with any grace we must recognize the seduction of sentiment and the way that definition will suffocate. It is a tenuous line that Elizabeth Treadwell walks. And memories here don't have their own particular values but one shared value which is neither good nor bad. Nothing can plague a person in this state. It can only tease them and lure them. Which is where LILIYFOIL leaves you"--Sarah Anne Cox. "Treadwell's imploded psychological narratives sally through various planes of reference and anti-reference, suggesting the distracted thoughts of a mind buying heaven one piece at a time, like yards
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