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Inside the Earthquake Palace: 4 Plays

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Drama. Poetry. African American Studies. "Will Alexander's poetic universe could be a 1 + 1000 surface ('folded-in expanse') imbedded in a 1 + 1000 + X dimensional Historical Space-Time (the 'transverse'), with Ancient-Future Language particles and ?elds trapped on the folded-in expanse while Non-Institutional Unrepressed Images (NIUI's) are free to access the transverse. ...more
Paperback, 142 pages
Published September 15th 2011 by Chax Press
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Jan 04, 2013 Andrew rated it really liked it
For those already familiar with Alexander's work, these plays open a glorious perspective on his imagination. (If you're not familiar with his work, I recommend reading any book of his poetry and then one of his novels or book of essays before you read these.)

Because the form of a play depends on explicit descriptions of character and scene and event, his cosmic language bounces off of these foundational realities and shoots even farther into levels of understanding and evocation than one is use
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Born in 1948, Will Alexander is a poet, novelist, essayist, playwright, visual artist and pianist. He was the recipient of a Whiting Fellowship for Poetry in 2001 and a California Arts Council Fellowship in 2002. He was also the subject of a colloquium published in the prestigious African American cultural journal, Callaloo in 1999. Author of nine previous books, Alexander has taught at various ...more
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