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Vanitas, rough

Lisa Russ Spaar

Vanitas, rough

poems

by Lisa Russ Spaar

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Published by Persea Books in New York .
Written in English


Edition Notes

StatementLisa Russ Spaar
Classifications
LC ClassificationsPS3568.U7644 V36 2012
The Physical Object
Paginationp. cm.
ID Numbers
Open LibraryOL25376912M
ISBN 109780892554201
LC Control Number2012026918

Set against a New York and London art-world backdrop, Olshan’s roman a clef centers on Sam, a bisexual writer hired to ghostwrite the autobiography of….   Washington keeps asking why the law-and-order attorney general is carrying water for a morally untethered president. The answer may lie in the youthful lessons Barr learned from his father, a Author: Marie Brenner.

Lisa Russ Spaar received a BA from the University of Virginia in and an MFA in She is the author of several poetry collections, including Orexia (Persea Books, ), Vanitas, Rough (Persea Books, ), and Glass Town (Red Hen Press, ).. The Boston Review notes, “Lisa Russ Spaar’s intensely lyrical language—baroque, incantory, provocative—enables her to reinvigorate. It was a homely dwelling; a tiny house with only two rooms. The furniture was small and rough, and the only thing not made of old wood was the stone chimney and stove. Vanitas sat in the rickety chair at the table as Alya dished him a small bowl of the soup that was hanging over the fire. Vanitas had to admit, the food wasn't bad.

Vanitas is an elegant high contrast contemporary sans. It is rooted in the style of a classic didone, excluding the typical serifs and ball terminals as well as being designed with a cleaner, more reductionist appearance. Strict attention was given to the cohesiveness and balance between letterforms as well as the careful refinement of all curves. Vanitas: A category of paintings (often, but not always still-lifes) alluding to the futility of life and the transience of earthly joys and possessions. The main vanitas symbol is the skull (standing for death), which is usually combined with other objects symbolizing the certainty of the end of all human existence on earth, such as a burnt-out candle, an empty/toppled cup, or rotten fruit Instance of: art genre.


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Similarly, in the title poem, "Vanitas Rough," a moment of love-making is juxtaposed with the still-life and momento mori motifs typically found in "vanitas" paintings:"glass pear of the toppled goblet/drunken wasp grazing semen yolk/ of split, glazed oyster shells, Death blowing soap bubbles."/5.

Vanitas, Rough: Poems (Karen & Michael Braziller Books) [12/20/] Lisa Russ Spaar on *FREE* shipping on qualifying cturer: Persea. Vanitas, Rough Lisa Russ Spaar With her trademark language—baroque yet colloquial, immediately recognizable but impossible to duplicate—Lisa Russ Spaar has written her most sumptuous and alluring poems to date, each one bursting with an appetite for the sensuous and the lingual.

Lisa Russ Spaar. Persea (Norton, dist.), $ trade paper (72p) ISBN Vanitas, Rough by Lisa Russ Spaar Persea Books, $ (paper) Lisa Russ Spaar’s intensely lyrical language—baroque, incantatory, provocative—enables her to reinvigorate perennial subject matter: desire, pursuit, and absence; intoxication and ecstasy; the transience of earthly experience; the uncertainties of god and the grave; the dialectic between fertility and mortality.

Free 2-day shipping. Buy Vanitas, Rough at nd: Lisa Russ Spaar. So begins Lisa Russ Spaar’s poem “Solo Moon” in Vanitas, Rough, her fourth collection of poems. It’s an elevated kind of regret, agitated and sustained by anything that changes suddenly, or challenges the mind with its ineffability, or embodies antithetical qualities, or sways between near and far.

VANITAS: DESCRIPTION. Vanitas book series is a contemporary interpretation of Vanitas still life Dutch paintings. Vanitas makes literal the allegory of the book as a mental portrait of its the help of clinical technology of Magnetic Resonance Imaging (MRI), the anatomic representation of the author’s skull and the brain becomes the book content.

A vanitas painting is a particular style of still life that was immensely popular in the Netherlands beginning in the 17th century.

The style often includes with worldly objects such as books and wine and you will find quite a few skulls on the still life : Shelley Esaak. Vanitas, (from Latin vanitas, “vanity”), in art, a genre of still-life painting that flourished in the Netherlands in the early 17th century.

A vanitas painting contains collections of objects symbolic of the inevitability of death and the transience and vanity of earthly achievements and pleasures; it exhorts the viewer to consider mortality and to repent. ISBN: OCLC Number: Notes: "A Karen & Michael Braziller book." Description: vii, 62 pages ; 21 cm: Contents: St.

Protagonist 3 --Departures: Chapter One 4 --St. Saint 5 --St. Chardonnay 6 --Old Rose 7 --Trouble 8 --Solo Moon 9 --Midas Passional 10 --Goldfinches 11 --Still Life with Hare & Knife 12 --Vanitas, Rough 13 --Mono no aware 14 --Debt 15 --Broke Vanitas, Rough by Lisa Russ Spaar A copy that has been read, but remains in clean condition.

All pages are intact, and the cover is intact. The spine may show signs of wear. Pages can include limited notes and highlighting, and the copy can include previous owner inscriptions. At ThriftBooks, our motto is: Read More, Spend Less.

Today's poem is "Goldfinches" from Vanitas, Rough. Persea Books. Lisa Russ Spaar is author of four acclaimed poetry collections and editor of several anthologies. Her recent honors include a Guggenheim Fellowship, a Library of Virginia Award for Poetry, and the Carole Weinstein Poetry Award.

Vanitas are closely related to memento mori still lifes which are artworks that remind the viewer of the shortnes and fragility of life (memento mori is a Latin phrase meaning ‘remember you must die’) and include symbols such as skulls and extinguished candles.

Vanitas, Rough features poems about the synchronicity of simplistic complexities in the often mundane face of everyday realities. In the piece, “Trailing Mary & Martha: 3 AM,” Spaar speaks of “unfathomable barking / [and] jaw dumpsters in the cul-de-sacs.” Not the craziest of poetic happenings, but written with poise and understanding.

Vanitas by Antonio de Salgado A vanitas is a symbolic work of art showing the transience of life, the futility of pleasure, and the certainty of death, often contrasting symbols of wealth and symbols of ephemerality and death. Joel-Peter Witkin: Vanitas offers a concise survey of one of the most controversial photographers alive.

Since the late s, Witkin's black-and-white portraits and still-lifes of hermaphrodites, body parts, severed heads, mutilations and similar themes have inevitably provided shock fodder to the religious right, while seeming to evoke an easy relationship to ideas of de/5.

The vanitas still life genre, which takes its name from a passage in the biblical book of Ecclesiastes—“vanity of vanities, all is vanity”—used groupings of objects to offer a cautionary message about the foolishness of spending money and time on worldly possessions and leisure pursuits.

Placed prominently in the center of the composition, the skull is a memento mori, a reminder of death. Vanitas has had the Book in his possession for only a few years but he's never bothered to actually learn about it and its history. A fact he comes to regret when he finds himself on the run from both the present and the past, Noé at his side.

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She is currently a professor of English and Creative Writing at the University of Virginia and the director of the Area Program in Poetry Writing. She is the author of numerous books of poetry, most recently Vanitas, Rough: Poems and Satin Cash: latest collection, Orexia, was published by Persea Books in Alma mater: University of Virginia.In this tutorial by Alexandria Huff ofyou’ll learn how to create a macabre 17th Century still life image.

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