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Whelmed (Paperback) (Nicole Markotic)

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Dulge, rageous, couth, chalantwe think of prefixes as a few letters that change a word, but what if a word is lost without one? Each prose poem inWhelmed features a word that has been unhinged from its prefix, allowing new meaningsradically unfamiliar, yet uncannily intimateto emerge from these prefixless word deposits. Part prose-poem sequence and part encyclopedia of unpredictably irregular terms, Whelmed is at times deranging, almost disturbing, sometimes detached, and ultimately joyfully disrupting.

Nicole Markotic is a poet, novelist, and critic. She is currently a professor of creative writing, children's literature, and disability studies at the University of Windsor in Ontario.

Number of Pages: 97
Genre: Poetry
Sub-Genre: Canadian
Format: Paperback
Publisher: Consortium Book Sales & Dist
Author: Nicole Markotic
Language: English
Street Date: May 3, 2016
TCIN: 51135585
UPC: 9781552453261
Item Number (DPCI): 248-16-0533
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