book cover of Unhistorical

Unhistorical

(2019)
(A book in the Akron series)
A collection of poems by

 
 
Unhistorical draws on historical narrative, confessional poetry, and detective fiction to tell the story of a contemporary romantic relationship that begins in Scotland and falls apart in America, as the narrator finds herself in the role of spectator to her partner's genius. Many of these poems draw from the elegiac tradition, following a speaker who is, at turns, tourist in and historian of a landscape that is foreign to them. The middle section of this manuscript, entitled "The Resurrectionists," follows an alternate version of Sir Arthur Conan Doyle's Holmes and Watson as they journey to solve a mystery in Scotland while grappling with their own anguished friendship.



Paperback Editions

April 2019 : USA Paperback
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Title: Unhistorical: Poems (Akron Series in Poetry)
Author(s): Brittany Cavallaro
ISBN: 1-62922-108-2 / 978-1-62922-108-3 (USA edition)
Publisher: The University of Akron Press
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