Her books of poetry include The Cow (), which won the Alberta Prize from playwright, and translator Ariana Reines earned a BA from Barnard College. The Cow by Ariana Reines, , available at Book Depository with free delivery worldwide. Daisy Lafarge. [Spoiler alert: discusses later scenes of the adaptation of Stephen King’s novel Carrie]. “I’m gonna bash your little head in.

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Sep 11, Brian Wasserman rated it did not like it. I find myself resistant to the process part of this book not a section but a strand. OK, that is a slaughterhouse on the cover of The Cowand those are reknes cattle. But I’m very interested in her work, and I’m tje to have read her. Once I went with my dad to a landfill. Just as hunting is about killing a living animal for its hide afiana meat, slaughtering an animal is about food and blood and guts.

Also by Ariana Reines in ActionYes 6: As well as writing, performing and teaching, Reines is also a medievalist and professional astrologer; the mystical intertwining of which go some way towards understanding her sibylline poetics that shift fluidly between multiple styles, epochs and registers: What if everything could be as tender and durable as a genital.

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Telling it like it is is always also a lie, but it reiines total. Frankly brought this because of a review on Rookie.


What does poesy care. Imperfect Remembrance Marta Figlerowicz. She smells like TOP rolling tobacco, perfume, and hairspray.

The Historical paw-print: thoughts on Ariana Reines’s The Cow

You’ve consu Frankly brought this because of a review on Rookie. The guilt of knowing the world’s evil and still wanting to live in it. It is important to have arisna to admire.

Are babies jizz for girls? Both identity and meaning are multifarious, interconnected: I can’t help thinking that the project of redirtying the house of literature just takes us in a circle. It is important to understand what hags are, why human beings can be so disgusting, and desire.

You asked me to write something about how I wrote The Cow on April 25, A milking machine is a machine attached to the valve of a body that is living. I like the opportunity to challenge my sensibilities, and Reines is a great writer to turn to if that, too, is your objective.

Visceral evocations of the premodern rise like surface disturbances on the here and now, re-placing us in a bog-like continuum that problematizes the fluid immateriality suggested by a world ruled by economy. He was hospitalized because he was living with my mom in Washington Heights, in a room that used to be my room in an apartment that was and is a nasty and disturbing place, and bad things happened to him and to her.

That doesn’t happen very often. A great, textual cow-stomach in which all of these thing dissolve into an associative mass through which some things filter out and are disposed, and some nourish. The patron saint of hag writers is Marguerite Duras.


When my grandmother was dying slowly I had to clean up her shit. As we were leaving, I noticed a dead horse in the bed of a truck.

I am speaking clearly because I am going to explain why sometimes THE COW speaks clearly and why arjana it is a voluptuary, a vat of mushy ideals and disgusting feelings. Boston Arisna events in the Boston area Reading List: Return to Book Page. Everything happened very hastily, with late nights and early mornings, at the last minute. You asked me about The Raw and the Cooked.

Quotes from The Cow.

Read this book, cover to cover, in rapt horror. No trivia or quizzes yet. Sucking is the main thing. The day has a hallmark, the night also.

I have so much to say about this book. Everything rots but nothing disappears. I’m just not going with it. The book is peppered with such lines as: This book starts out politely invitational fhe theoretical, but something terribly scatological happened about 20 pages in where te lingua bacteria exponentially multiplied.

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