The Empress Has No ClosureFront Cover

ISBN: 9780889223073 | paperback / softback

$16.95 | 100 pages | Pub. Date: 1992
6.00 W × 9.00 H × 0.30000000000000004 D inches
Poetry | Backlist | Bisac: POE011000
ISBN 13: 9780889223073 | Rights: WORLD

The Empress Has No Closure contains, as a centre-piece, the “Alefbet Transfers,” a meditative, spacial explication of the 22 figures of the Hebrew alphabet.

“All of it hums with intellectual energy, much of it is even funny.”
Books in Canada

“An impressive deconstruction of language and meaning …”
Canadian Literature

By Adeena Karasick

Adeena Karasick is a New York–based Canadian poet, performer, cultural theorist and media artist and the author of ten books of poetry and poetics. Her Kabbalistically inflected, urban, Jewish feminist mashups have been described as “electricity in language” (Nicole Brossard). The “Adeena Karasick Archive” is established at Special Collections, Simon Fraser University.

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