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Curious Masonry Christopher Patton

Curious Masonry

Christopher Patton

Published March 2011
ISBN : 9781554470938
Paperback
45 pages
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Christopher Patton’s translations from the Exeter Book—a volume of Old English poetry used, over centuries, to store gold foil for illumination of texts thought more meaningful—draw the poems into a modern idiom without quieting their unearthlyMoreChristopher Patton’s translations from the Exeter Book—a volume of Old English poetry used, over centuries, to store gold foil for illumination of texts thought more meaningful—draw the poems into a modern idiom without quieting their unearthly strangeness. His sense of their passage through time also yields Hearth, a take on The Earthwalker that uses type and white space, speech and silence, to embody the play of duration and flux consuming both the physical manuscript, and the worried, reflective speakers of its poems.