Modernist poet-painters Mina Loy and Baroness Elsa von Freytag-Loringhoven had many friends in common (including Djuna Barnes and Marcel Duchamp), yet there is no record that the two ever met. Their non-relationship presents a curious "absent presence" in modernist history.
Zelazo weaves lines of poetry by both women into an imaginary conversation, exploring the way their work has been suppressed, stitched, spliced, and edited by male editors and arbiters of taste.
Author: Suzanne Zelazo
Publisher: Coach House Books
Binding Type: Paperback
Size: 8.00h x 5.00w x 0.40d
About the Author
Suzanne Zelazo is the author of Parlance (Coach House), and the co--editor of Body Sweats: the Uncensored Writings of Baroness Elsa von Freytag--Loringhoven (MIT Press).