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Landscape With Headless Mama (Paperback) (Jennifer Givhan)

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“These are true border poems, restlessly crossing between the real and the surreal, the loved and the used up, the fertile and the infertile, and the hungry and the sated. Jennifer Givhan is a dangerous poet in all the necessary ways.”—Connie Voisine

Landscape with Headless Mama explores the experiences of becoming and being a mother through the lens of dark fairy tales. Describing the book as “a surreal survival guide,” Givhan draws from the southwestern desert, incorporating Latin American fine art and folkloric influences. Drawing inspiration from Gloria Anzaldúa, Frida Kahlo, Leonora Carrington, tattoo artists, and comic book heroes, among other sources, this is a book of intelligence, humor, deep feeling, and, above all, duende.

Number of Pages: 85
Genre: Poetry
Series Title: Lena-miles Wever Todd Poetry
Format: Paperback
Publisher: Louisiana State Univ Pr
Author: Jennifer Givhan
Language: English
Street Date: October 3, 2016
TCIN: 51624716
UPC: 9780807165416
Item Number (DPCI): 248-26-5327
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