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By Jacqueline Risset, Jennifer Moxley

This is often my test. The e's could glance a bit mild, yet that's end result of the printing.


The fantasy of Diana and Actaeon kinds the matrix for this poem which tells of Eros and Language, and of dismemberment. It attempts to exasperate abstraction and lack until eventually the horizon turns and divulges photos from early life, the child's physique. Love erupts into sacrifice; sentences holiday into feverish clusters of shifters. ultimately, the I Ching, Maurice Sceve, and Marcel Proust are translated into sheer vertigo. the writer has stated: "writing, as I are aware of it, starts off biographically, autobiographically. these moments whilst I first felt referred to as by way of the need to write...were constantly associated with whatever one calls mystical circumstances, whilst the obstacles of id are lifted and there's a break."


Cor (discourse): 1. Bursts
Cor (discourse): 2. The confirmation - Void
Cor (discourse): three. Shines
Cor (discourse): four. Voice
Corpus (story): 1. Fiction
Corpus (story): 2. Notes - the top Of The Adventure
Corpus (story): three. Wake
Timor (red): 1. Pasiphae
Timor (red): 2. The Little Mark at the Stomach
Timor (red): three. Mors
The Translation starts: 1. I Ch 61
The Translation starts: 2. M. S. 1544
The Translation starts off: three. M. P. 1908
The Translation starts: four. O Mei Dolci Animali


Jacqueline Risset is likely one of the most crucial modern French poets. Born in Besancon, in 1933, she has released six books of poetry in addition to literary essays. She teaches French literature on the college l. a. Sapienza in Rome, was once one of many editors of Tel Quel, and is famous for her translations of Italian poetry, so much significantly of Dante's Inferno, Purgatorio, and Paradiso (1985-90), which bought the Académie française award for translation. between her books of poetry are Jeu (1971), Sept passages de los angeles vie d'une femme (1985), and Petits éléments de body amoureuse (1991). a range in English and an interview have seemed in Serge Gavronsky: towards a brand new Poetics, U of CA Press, 1994.


Jennifer Moxley is the writer of mind's eye Verses (Tender Buttons, 1997). She edited the journal, The Impercipient, and (with Steve Evans), The Impercipient Lecture sequence.


"Risset writes a synaptic area among languages... [she] explodes the idea that of translation from that of word/object substitution... moving the act of translation in an anti-system during which the very idea of signification is without end, and seriously, at stake... Jennifer Moxley's translation is gentle, provocative, and, given the density of the unique venture, remarkably lucid...Moxley's textual content constitutes a amazing and adventurous paintings in its personal right."

--Craig Watson, Poetry venture publication

"Risset's books of poetry are 'heterogeneous wholes,' and he or she reveals in clusters of strains and fragments of sentences 'cells' which, while 'freed from their common themselves to different cells..., with none hierarchical system.' this can be such as her notion of 'disidentity,' or the experience of transcending one's personal predicate to writing. The cells not just mimic overheard language--they enact our fragmented conception, our translation of the world."

--Susan Wheeler, Denver Quarterly

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Yet all the prophecies magic big and small 56 the Young man moves aside one divides into two and the earth quakes bursts when he bursts "that which is" "shines" 57 •~ r I I, I ~ I I VOICE world put back on its wheels if at night you have ringing dark surrounding not your voice : picking up: no one yet not your very breath but your call it was when I hang up you touch and the world is touched slips oiled this empty sign you give then 59 time exists you arewhich image or pain do you read have you read?

Bywhatbut that- thusly towards what 46 birth in the eye the folded words dictated NUDE in the body of the piece 47 "wants but one break" where I you? KILL? ;:. ' If standing up the m going through the door the end of - that doesn't - precisely inclined by the still reclined m the ascent of - which opens 51 "More than they were" Ah retreat Ah verdant verse re verse And- "Sooner they will be" than with Thus sooner sooner until in: "Me"! 52 The division of the end of - the beginning of - and so we pass, because they pass our paths recross Inflated below: the confirmation What?

If standing up the m going through the door the end of - that doesn't - precisely inclined by the still reclined m the ascent of - which opens 51 "More than they were" Ah retreat Ah verdant verse re verse And- "Sooner they will be" than with Thus sooner sooner until in: "Me"! 52 The division of the end of - the beginning of - and so we pass, because they pass our paths recross Inflated below: the confirmation What? IF- - and choosing to stretch out and wait in awaiting the outcome 53 "IF YOU" returns this time absent - up above towards the - (handkerchiefs, papers, loose particles) IF YOU "Kind of joy if he wants to be able to stand the idea" 54 SHINES AND LITTLE BY LITTLE BY THE POISON OF VENETIAN CANDOR "but the pain the pain very small prick" veins, the head acquisitions On the radio the voice smothers in the current of its own existence "I want to see you" - in the canal -of morning (nothing tragic) (this or you) (and so forth) "vision of hell vision of hell vision of hell" 55 breathing down the back of my neck in the mews AND LITTL E BY LITTLE TURNS HIS MADCAP EYE - it's the old fusion, the feelings hung upon the one - who stays away Why not simply stay alone?

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