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Author / Creator:Chejfec, Sergio, author.
Edition:First edition, first printing.
Imprint:Brooklyn, New York : Ugly Duckling Presse, 2020.
Berkeley, California : Distributed in the USA by SPD/Small Press Distribution ; London : Distributed in the UK by Inpress Books.
Saline, Michigan : McNaughton & Gunn.
Description:45 pages ; 21 cm
Series:2020 Pamphlet series
2020 Pamphlet Series.
Format: Print Book
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Other authors / contributors:DeVos, Whitney, translator.
Kuan, Chuck, series designer.
Lawson, Sarah, series designer.
Parsons, Paige, compositor.
Solin, Serena, compositor.
Yankelevich, Matvei, compositor.
Ugly Duckling Presse, publisher.
McNaughton & Gunn, printer, binder.
Notes:"Edition of 1000 copies. Series design by chuck kuan and Sarah Lawson, Typeset by Paige Parsons, Serena Solin, and Matvei Yankelevich. Type is New Century Schoolbook. Cover paper and flyleaf from French Paper Co. Printed offset and bound at McNaughton & Gunn. Flyleaf printed letterpress at Ugly Duckling Presse."--Colophon.
"Sergio Chejfec, originally from Argentina, has published numerous works of fiction, poetry, and essays. His novels translated into English: My Two Worlds (Open Letter); The Dark (2012, Open Letter); The Planets (Open Letter, a finalist for the 2013 Best Translated Book Award), Baroni: A Journey (Almost Island); and The Incompletes (Open Letter). Some of his short stories and essays in translation can be read at Asymptote, Words Without Borders, Music & Literature, and elsewhere. He currently teaches in the Creative Writing in Spanish Program at NYU."--Publisher's website (viewed 2021 February 17).
"Whitney DeVos is a writer and translator living in Mexico City, where she is completing a doctoral dissertation on documentary and investigative poetics in the Americas. Her translations have appeared in the Acentos Review and are forthcoming in the Chicago Review."--Publisher's website (viewed 2021 February 17).
English translation from the original Spanish.
Summary:"Argentine poet Samich moves from the provinces to the outskirts of Buenos Aires and decides to turn his life into a work of art. Fumbling through a world constructed of intuitions and beliefs, he has scant preparation and few firm ideas about how to do this. Nonetheless, he develops a cult following. Fiction writer and essayist Sergio Chejfec offers a series of numbered notes as an outline of Samich's thinking-in-process, investigating the pamphlet form as a "megaphone" for the dissemination of "views" bound by "a situation of existence" of a poet who "aspired to a voice permanently lowered." As if to say: by means of the pamphlet, the biography becomes the work."--Publisher's website (viewed 2021 February 17).

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Call Number: PQ7798.13.H38 N68 2020
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