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Bad Alchemy: Poems

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In this exuberant and distinctive collection, Dionisio Martínez addresses topics as diverse as love, the 1989 Tiananmen Square massacre, twentieth-century art and music, and the relevance of language in an age of image.


Much of Martínez's private iconography comes from the picket-fence California community of his youth, in which large events—from the veneration of pop icons
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Published December 17th 1996 by W. W. Norton Company (first published August 24th 1995)
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Collection has some ekphrastic poems on Erik Satie's piano works.
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