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Bluets

by Maggie Nelson

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Published by Wave Books in Seattle .
Written in English


Edition Notes

StatementMaggie Nelson.
Classifications
LC ClassificationsPS3564.E4687 B56 2009
The Physical Object
Paginationp. cm.
ID Numbers
Open LibraryOL23081901M
ISBN 109781933517407
LC Control Number2009005830
OCLC/WorldCa303931395

  Bluets is the perfect title for course adoption in the burgeoning MFA/academic field of creative non-fiction/literary essay writing. Buy the eBook List Price. At the bottom of the swimming pool, I watched the white winter light spangle the cloudy blue and I knew together they made God. When I walked into my friend’s hospital room, her eyes were a piercing, pale blue and the only part of her body that could move. I was scared. So was she. The blue was beating.

Bluets Overview. Maggie Nelson’s genre-defying poetic memoir, Bluets, is composed of “propositions” written over a three-year period. The poem traces Nelson’s struggle with depression while reflecting on a painful breakup and an accident that leaves a close friend paralyzed. Bluets: Maggie Nelson on the Color Blue as a Lens on Memory, Loneliness, and the Paradoxes of Love If this dazzling, kaleidoscopic book has a primary focal lens, it is memory — or, rather, memorialization — and its dueling desires: the wish to remember and the wish to forget, the warp thread and waft thread of which writing itself is.

Get this from a library! Bluets. [Maggie Nelson; Suzanne Dean; Harry Dodge; Jonathan Cape (Firm),; Clays Ltd.,] -- "Winds its way through depression, divinity, alcohol, and desire, visiting along the way with famous blue figures, including Joni Mitchell, Billie Holiday, Yves Klein, Leonard Cohen and Andy Warhol.   A Guardian Book of the Year Maggie Nelson is one of the most electrifying writers at work in America today, among the sharpest and most supple thinkers of her generation - Olivia Laing Bluets winds its way through depression, divinity, alcohol, and desire, visiting along the way with famous blue figures, including Joni Mitchell, Billie Holiday, Yves Klein, Leonard Cohen and Andy Warhol/5().


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Bluets is a book by the American author Maggie Nelson, published by Wave Books in The work hybridizes several prose and poetry styles, and is often. A Guardian Book of the Year. Maggie Nelson is one of the most electrifying writers at work in America today, among Bluets book sharpest and most supple thinkers of her.

Buy Bluets from A Guardian Book of the Year Maggie Nelson is one of the most electrifying writers at work in America today, among the sharpest and most supple thinkers of her generation – Olivia Laing Bluets winds its way through depression, divinity, alcohol, and desire, visiting along the way with famous blue figures, including Joni Mitchell, Billie Holiday, Yves Klein, Leonard Price: $ Bluets is like no other book I’ve read—it’s comprised of a number of extremely short essays, some so short they may actually qualify as poems instead.

The book purports to be a meditation on the color blue, but after reading for a while you understand what it’s really about—or perhaps what it’s also about, besides the blue/5.

With Bluets, Maggie Nelson has entered the pantheon of brilliant lyric essayists. Maggie Nelson Bluets book the author of numerous books of poetry and nonfiction, including Something Bright, Then Holes (Soft Skull Press, ) and Women, the New York School, and Other True Abstractions (University of Iowa Press, )/5().

Bluets was first published in in the US but, with the success of The Argonauts, her similarly unclassifiable bestseller ofit’s now thankfully being released in the UK. Maggie Nelson is the author of nine books of poetry and prose, many of which have become cult classics defying categorization.

She first published Bluets with Wave Books in ; inBookforum named Bluets one of the top 10 best books of the past 20 years. Her other nonfiction titles include the National Book Critics Circle Award winner The Argonauts (), The Art of Cruelty: /5(1).

A small book to be read in a single sitting. Bluets book A small book to be picked at and pondered, under a blue sky, bit by bit, along the banks of a never-the-same river.

Blue water or perhaps blue green or blue gray. A fleck of lapis, skin dyed indigo. Bluets creased and bent in the back pocket of my jeans/5(). With Bluets, Maggie Nelson has entered the pantheon of brilliant lyric essayists. Maggie Nelson is the author of numerous books of poetry and nonfiction, including Something Bright, Then Holes (Soft Skull Press, ) and Women, the New York School, and Other True Abstractions (University of.

The book is a philosophical and personal exploration of what the color blue has done to Nelson. Despite the exhaustion, Bluets wears its hybrid/fragmented dress well, showing its seams and much enthralled by its wanderlust, an aesthetic runway that constantly leads Nelson to find new ideas, images, and expressions.

Thomas Larson, TriQuarterly. Bluets. Seattle, Wave Books, Bluets uses a nonlinear structure to explore the emotional and philosophical ramifications of grief.

Over the course of the poem, the reader must piece together the events that have triggered Nelson to write the book. The most important is a painful breakup with the man to whom much of the book is addressed.

“Like many self-help books, The Deepest Blue is full of horrifyingly simplistic language and some admittedly good advice. Somehow the women in the book learn to say: That’s my depression talking.

It’s not “me.” As if we could scrape the color off the iris and still see.” ― Maggie Nelson, Bluets. Buy a cheap copy of Bluets book by Maggie Nelson. Suppose I were to begin by saying that I had fallen in love with a colorA lyrical, philosophical, and often explicit exploration of personal suffering and the Free shipping over $/5(1).

Get this from a library. Bluets. [Maggie Nelson] -- "A lyrical, philosophical, and often explicit exploration of personal suffering and the limitations of vision and love, as refracted through the color blue, while folding in, and responding to, the. A Guardian Book of the Year.

Maggie Nelson is one of the most electrifying writers at work in America today, among the sharpest and most supple thinkers of her generation - Olivia Laing Bluets winds its way through depression, divinity, alcohol, and desire, visiting along the way with famous blue figures, including Joni Mitchell, Billie Holiday, Yves Klein, Leonard Cohen and Andy Warhol/5().

-- Alice Rawsthorn * Observer * I can't stop thinking about [Bluets]. -- Darci Phenix When I want a sprawling, consuming book about love and loss, I turn to Maggie Nelson's Bluets. The compact hybrid book of literature, memoir, and poetry at only 99 pages in length lingers long after the cover is /5(K).

Bluets further confirms Maggie Nelson's place within the pantheon of brilliant lyric essayists. About the Author Maggie Nelson is the author of several books of poetry and nonfiction, including Something Bright, Then Holes (Soft Skull Press, ) and Women, the New York School, and Other True Abstractions (University of Iowa Press, ).

Bluets (Book): Nelson, Maggie: Perseus PublishingSuppose I were to begin by saying that I had fallen in love with a ell North AmerSuppose I were to begin by saying that I had fallen in love with a colorA lyrical, philosophical, and often explicit exploration of personal suffering and the limitations of vision and love, as refracted through the color blue.

Bluets (Book): Nelson, Maggie: Suppose I were to begin by saying that I had fallen in love with a color A lyrical, philosophical, and often explicit exploration of personal suffering and the limitations of vision and love, as refracted through the color blue.

With Bluets, Maggie Nelson has entered the pantheon of brilliant lyric essayists. Maggie Nelson is the author of numerous books. The New Southern Living Garden Book recommends using them in woodland gardens, rock gardens, and near stepping stones. They can also be grown as a flowering carpet around potted shrubs.

Bluets thrive in acid soil with partial sun or light shade and regular water. Bluets further confirms Maggie Nelson’s place within the pantheon of brilliant lyric essayists." Author's bio (c/o Wave): "Maggie Nelson is the author of nine books of poetry and prose, many of which have become cult classics defying categorization.

She first published Bluets with Wave Books in ; in. WAVE BOOKS ESSAY/LITERATURE ISBN Created Date: Z.With Bluets, Maggie Nelson has entered the pantheon of brilliant lyric essayists. Maggie Nelson is the author of numerous books of poetry and nonfiction, including Something Bright, Then Holes (Soft Skull Press, ) and Women, the New York School, and Other True Abstractions (University of Iowa Press, ).

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Vulnerable, tender, acute, these are serious and brave poems, exploring with honesty the ambiguous moment between the rapture of youth and the grace of acceptance. Bluets has drawn scores of readers and.