POETRY

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Last Words

By Gabriele Tinti. Preface by Derrick de Kerchove. Photographs by Andres Serrano.

Last Words is a collection of found poems. Its conceptual basis is dramatic: to recover the lyricism of the final moments. Gabriele Tinti has with this aim composed the last words of ordinary people who chose to commit suicide into a collectanea, a single, long, painful, moving poem of reality. Their words have been organized by the author into a kind of collective epitaph and faithfully recorded without any kind of alteration, freeing them of any pathetic attempt at identifying fictional or literary affectation.They are lethal, terrible, lucid words written as a shout, a scream, in serenity, with awareness, at peace; words that contain all the terrible complexity of life. In being last words, the end of all communication, of every vital impulse, they testify to the most authentic difficulty of being human. The book contains an essay by Derrick de Kerckhove and features pictures of people who died by suicide, taken from the scandalous series The Morgue by Andres Serrano.


Gabriele Tinti is an Italian writer and poet.

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Last Words

LAST WORDS

By Gabriele Tinti. Preface by Derrick de Kerchove. Photographs by Andres Serrano.

SKIRA

ISBN: 9788857229874 | US $18.95

Pub Date: 4/5/2016
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Edited with translation by Brian Droitcour, Yelena Kalinsky. Introduction by Boris Groys.

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ISBN: 9781937027681 | US $28.00

Pub Date: 11/20/2018
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By Stéphane Mallarmé. Introduction and translation by Sylvia Gorelick.

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Pub Date: 9/25/2018
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I EVEN REGRET NIGHT

By Lalbihari Sharma. Edited and translated by Rajiv Mohabir. Introduction by Gaiutra Bahadur.

KAYA PRESS

ISBN: 9781885030597 | US $16.95

Pub Date: 9/25/2018
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A Blow of Dice Never Will Abolish Chance: A Poem

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By Stéphane Mallarmé. Translated by Holly Cundiff.

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ISBN: 9780999652237 | US $40.00

Pub Date: 6/12/2018
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Poem by Nathaniel Tarn.

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ISBN: 9788862084987 | US $40.00

Pub Date: 9/27/2016
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By Michael Fried. Photographs by James Welling.

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ISBN: 9781941701430 | US $25.00

Pub Date: 11/22/2016
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THE MASSACRE OF THE INNOCENTS

By Giambattista Marino. Introduction and translation by Erik Butler.

WAKEFIELD PRESS

ISBN: 9781939663085 | US $17.95

Pub Date: 5/26/2015
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By Nicholas Wong.

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ISBN: 9781885030207 | US $15.95

Pub Date: 5/26/2015
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By Pierre Louÿs. Introduction and translation by Geoffrey Longnecker. Illustrations by Toyen.

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