Dear Dearly Departed


“The elegy, the lament, the love gone wrong of Dear Dearly Departed makes me feel sad and yet it is so beautifully written, so wry, my sadness is full of hope.”— Juliana Spahr

“Dear Dearly Departed makes an entire world of gestures, all necessarily incomplete. Consisting of letters, this innovative reinterpretation of epistolary conventions demonstrates the punishing anxiety that overtakes language when its crucial addressee is lost—a state in which language itself seems to be rejected as a pre-condition of its utterance.”—Stan Apps

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Palm Press, 2008
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