Bomarzo by Cross, Elsa


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The open mouth of the Orcus, in the front-cover photograph, represents an entrance to the underworld, according to all the symbolism embedded in the Gardens of Bomarzo, built in the 16th Century in central Italy. And this book actually seems to play with different strata of reality and perception, with different states of the mind - as well as the soul. It proceeds from the concrete to the oneiric; from the past, constantly weighting down the present, to the timeless moment that perhaps in the final poems gives meaning to - or annihilates - all the dense phantasmagoria that courses through its pages.

Author: Elsa Cross
Publisher: Shearsman Books
Published: 03/08/2019
Pages: 90
Binding Type: Paperback
Weight: 0.32lbs
Size: 9.00h x 6.00w x 0.22d
ISBN13: 9781848616509
ISBN10: 1848616503
BISAC Categories:
- Poetry | Caribbean & Latin American

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