Goodreads helps you keep track of books you want to read.
Start by marking “Polyverse” as Want to Read:
Polyverse
Enlarge cover
Rate this book
Clear rating
Open Preview

Polyverse

4.47  ·  Rating Details ·  34 Ratings  ·  1 Review
Polyverse is just that: a verse of many forms and possibilities. Taking its cue from a wide range of modern and postmodern poetics - Gertrude Stein's multiple formal innovations, Emily Dickinson's condensations, the improvisation of Whitman and the Beat poets, the New York School's intertwining poles of "the everyday," and the wild peripatetic leaps and innovation of "Lang ...more
Paperback, 187 pages
Published March 1st 1999 by Sun and Moon Press
More Details... edit details

Friend Reviews

To see what your friends thought of this book, please sign up.

Reader Q&A

To ask other readers questions about Polyverse, please sign up.

Be the first to ask a question about Polyverse

This book is not yet featured on Listopia. Add this book to your favorite list »

Community Reviews

(showing 1-30)
filter  |  sort: default (?)  |  Rating Details
Eugene
Jul 16, 2008 Eugene rated it really liked it
despite all the homages and collaborations (the latter dubbed here her CoLabs) and her obvious interconnected-ness to her poetry community, Brown is a very singular, sonically super-powered poet.

the book charts the poet moving from a natural lyric with a consummate, perfect touch to a far-out experimentalism of sound (in a museme) which then seems to settle into (or temporarily rests, taking on the appearance for the moment of mastered maturity), in daybook, something teasingly wise and emotiona
...more
Peter
Peter rated it it was amazing
Jul 09, 2013
Michelle
Michelle rated it it was amazing
Feb 12, 2008
Gina Flack
Gina Flack rated it it was amazing
Jan 05, 2016
Roxanne Carter
Roxanne Carter rated it it was amazing
Jul 06, 2009
L. Lamar
L. Lamar rated it really liked it
Jun 26, 2013
W.B.
W.B. rated it liked it
Dec 28, 2007
Shelley Marlow
Shelley Marlow rated it it was amazing
Jul 18, 2008
Mark
Mark rated it really liked it
Jan 09, 2008
Hassen
Hassen rated it it was amazing
Jun 28, 2013
Stephanie
Stephanie rated it really liked it
Jul 10, 2008
Paul Siegell
Paul Siegell rated it really liked it
Aug 12, 2010
Michael S.
Michael S. rated it it was amazing
Jun 11, 2008
Ken Taylor
Ken Taylor rated it it was amazing
Jul 09, 2016
Laynie
Laynie rated it it was amazing
Feb 07, 2008
Carmen
Carmen rated it it was amazing
Mar 25, 2008
Jamie Gaughran-Perez
Jamie Gaughran-Perez rated it really liked it
Apr 28, 2009
Shelley
Shelley rated it liked it
Mar 25, 2009
Paolo
Paolo rated it it was amazing
Aug 10, 2007
Elizabeth Bryant
Elizabeth Bryant rated it it was amazing
May 09, 2009
Katherine
Katherine rated it really liked it
Sep 06, 2014
Dean Kritikos
Dean Kritikos rated it it was amazing
Apr 15, 2013
Megan
Megan rated it really liked it
Jul 02, 2008
Tom
Tom rated it really liked it
Oct 13, 2007
Heidi
Heidi rated it it was amazing
Jun 09, 2013
Stephen
Stephen rated it it was amazing
Feb 04, 2013
Kristen
Kristen rated it it was amazing
Aug 29, 2008
Sarah
Sarah rated it it was amazing
Jul 02, 2010
Paul Killebrew
Paul Killebrew rated it it was amazing
May 30, 2008
Michael Lloyd-Billington
Michael Lloyd-Billington rated it really liked it
Dec 02, 2016
« previous 1 next »
There are no discussion topics on this book yet. Be the first to start one »

Share This Book



No trivia or quizzes yet. Add some now »