Her books of poetry include The Cow (), which won the Alberta Prize from playwright, and translator Ariana Reines earned a BA from Barnard College. The Cow by Ariana Reines, , available at Book Depository with free delivery worldwide. Daisy Lafarge. [Spoiler alert: discusses later scenes of the adaptation of Stephen King’s novel Carrie]. “I’m gonna bash your little head in.

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You’ve consumed all those who came before you and as a result you carry their remains in you and your brain is full of holes. Using such a vague word as beauty requires a corresponding concreteness.

Here are some facts. Preview — The Cow by Ariana Reines. His book is full of quotations, but they are all macerated and tiny, hundreds of little quotations from the classics dispersed throughout the book. The beauty makes me feel it really happened The sky had stars in it they glittered like calories upon the world.

Reines removes the scholarly mask and talks even more directly: Michel de Montaigne put this sequence of sonnets into his book.

Apr 24, Jimmy rated it liked it Shelves: A Journal of Plays. Just a moment while we sign you in to your Goodreads account. Jun 06, Jamison rated it liked it. Read Coeur de Lion first Despite the fact that I do not love the French, I have a lot of love for something contrarian and amazing that is French.


My mom was in jail from February 14, to March 3, The Holocaust was not a sacrifice.

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The centre of subjectivity in these poems rapidly shifts from site to site, though a stream of carnage, holes, tearing and animality, in which language fails and falls back on tropes of self-doubt, self censorship and interruption: A sacrifice is a devotional thing.

Not all the time. You leave some things behind as you go, you gather other things to keep and use. That none of this is shocking, though so desparately wanting to be, is sad.

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Like everything was in a picture book your mom read you. I am not a hag. I’m just not going with it. French culture is obsessed with shit and excrescence and shittiness because the French are always demonizing or revering something, they are very dramatic and very hypocritical people.

You have got to, you have absolutely got to put your face into the gash and sniff, and lick.

Five Poems Jenny Grassl. It seems to suggest these facts constitute everythingbut that animals are of particular import here as the poem ventriloquizes the indifference often espoused towards their suffering: None of this is to say that I think Reines is even remotely untalented.


Hope is hard, too. Aug 20, Jaredjosephjaredjoseph harveyharvey rated it it was amazing. I know the project–put the flesh back on the bones, acknowledge the mess, etc–and Reines even addresses the reader’s unwillingness directly–but to address is not to convince, still less to impel.

Every time people say something is raw and arana and tells rreines like it is and gives you the unvarnished truth and everything, people are playing themselves.

Mar 29, Nathan Hirstein rated it it was amazing. I am saying that I tried to do that, just to see if it was possible.

The Historical paw-print: thoughts on Ariana Reines’s The Cow

Three men were pushing the dead weight off their vehicle. The Knocker is first: Merve EmreDeborah Chasman. How can we read these images, then, when our eyes are accustomed to unseeing such entanglements; when the rational view of bodies is that they are discrete containers of resources?

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