Alisoun Sings (Paperback)

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Alisoun Sings finds its starting-point with Chaucer's iconic, proto-feminist Wife of Bath. Her forceful voice leads the way across narratives of genders, and addresses the brutality of social conventions with caustic humor. This labyrinthine text navigates love and protest in landscapes impacted by global warming, systemic violence and solar eclipses. Bergvall continues her previous work creating texts that rest on transhistoric forms of English, beyond its dominance as a global lingua franca, and places her quest in the intersections and migrations of stories and languages.
Product Details
ISBN: 9781643620015
ISBN-10: 1643620010
Publisher: Nightboat Books
Publication Date: November 19th, 2019
Pages: 88
Language: English