➶ Glass Armonica Author Rebecca Dunham – Larringtonlifecoaching.co.uk

Glass Armonica The Eighteenth Century Glass Armonica, A Musical Instrument Whose Sound Emits From Rotating Water Filled Vessels, Has Long Held The Power To Mesmerize With Its Hauntingly Sorrowful Tones Just As Its Song Which Was Once Thought To Induce Insanity Wraps Itself In And Around The Mind, Rebecca Dunham Probes The Depths Of Human Psyche, Inhabiting The Voices Of Historical Femal

10 thoughts on “Glass Armonica

  1. says:

    This is a truly haunting, and at times creepy, collection Many of these poems center on the ways women have been, and can be, invaded by the touch of others She writes about hysterics, sexual abuse, and medicine amongst other things The title plays into this theme, invoking the glass armonica A fragile, haunting, and beautiful instr...

  2. says:

    This collection of poetry is an invasion Dunham s work ploys at the heart of the origins of the female body These poems navigate quietly exquisitely through brutality, and bring into sharp focus the female body when invaded by touch Within each work there are women from Gertrude Stein, Daphne du Maurier, Elizabeth Bishop, and women treated by 19th century male physicians These portraits offer a complex view of this hysteria, of the female body touched and prodded, in weakness, and in f This collection of poetry is an invasion Dunham s work ploys at the heart of the origins of the female body These poems navigate quietly exquisitely through brutality, and bring into sharp fo...

  3. says:

    This is a collection of challenging poems on the theme of hysteria, explored through historical figures such as Freud s Dora The publisher s write up calls them exquisitely crafted and I would have to agree The poems do not reveal themselves upon the firs...

  4. says:

    I found this bookor less by chance, and I look forward to readingof Rebecca Dunham s work At times, I struggled to follow particularly ethereal bits, but there were a number of blade like lines and stunning images that kept me hooked I finished it and immediately picked up a pen and started writing.

  5. says:

    Terrific crowns of sonnets here, and wonderful use of sound and repetition A lot of times, I start reading a book of poetry and then if I misplace it, I m okay with not finishing it This book, I tracked down every time.

  6. says:

    I read this to complete the poetry challenge for the Cramathon I don t read much poetry, but I enjoyed this I definitely recommend, especially to my fellow ladies out there.

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