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[ Ebook ] ➩ The Coral Sea Author Patti Smith –

The Coral SeaBefore The National Book Award Winning Just Kids, Patti Smith Addressed The Life And Passing Of Her Intimate Friend, Photographer Robert Mapplethorpe.Through The Linked Pieces Of The Coral Sea, Patti Smith Honors Her Comrade In Arms Robert Mapplethorpe 1946 1989 She Tells The Story Of A Man On An Ocean Journey To See The Southern Cross, Who Is Reflecting On His Life And Fighting The Illness That Is Consuming Him Metaphoric And Dreamy, This Tale Of Transformation Arises From Smith S Knowledge Of Mapplethorpe From A Young Man To A Mature Artist His Close Relationship With Patron And Friend, Sam Wagstaff His Years Surviving AIDS And His Ascent Into Death The Coral Sea Is Smith S Lyrically Compelling Recasting Of Her Grief To Recapture Mapplethorpe S Life In The Past And His Future In His Art Rich In Evocative Details, It Shows The Man Beneath The Persona.

[ Ebook ] ➩ The Coral Sea Author Patti Smith –
  • Paperback
  • 96 pages
  • The Coral Sea
  • Patti Smith
  • English
  • 13 November 2019
  • 9780393341355

    10 thoughts on “[ Ebook ] ➩ The Coral Sea Author Patti Smith –

  1. says:

    When he passed away I could not weep so I wrote Then I took the pages and set them away Here are those pages, my farewell to my friend, my adventure, my unfettered joy.A reflection on the life of her friend Robert Mapplethorpe, written...

  2. says:

    Review to come.

  3. says:

    A perda enquanto temperatura Enquanto n o apenas frio Enquanto coisa quente, na verdade Pelo menos, na mestria humanista de Patti Smith.

  4. says:

    This is a most beautiful book, perfect in its own way, Patti Smith s poetic elegy for her friend, onetime lover and soulmate Robert Mapplethorpe, interspersed with a selection of his photographs, like meditations As a writ...

  5. says:

    I read Just Kids , now I need Patti.Update I finished reading The coral sea a few days ago I read it in spanish I was beautiful and poetic, but hardly a story.It s not like I expected it to be one, but it surprised me for the best how each chapter was a beautiful piece of art in itself.You could read them separately and you would still get the most inspired and inspiring images.I reacomend it as a poetry book, not a follow up to We were kids Pattis Smith s previously...

  6. says:

    What a touching way to cope with the parting of a beloved person If I knew about the Mapplethorpe s background, I think I would understand some of the references better but still, those were some amazing pros...

  7. says:

    The title piece, a long prose poem, was written in 1996 after the death of Patti Smith s dear friend, the photographer Robert Mapplethorpe This 2012 reissue includes some other poems for him, and a preface he asked her to write for his book, Flowers.It s the most exquisite and moving work The use of language is extraordinary heightened and unusual, yet at the same time clear and straightforward A paradox There is nothing self consciously writerly about it rather she is making art, and does ...

  8. says:

    Absolutely beautiful.I think, having recently read Just Kids and knowing a little about her story and Robert s it was even poignant.I borrowed this book from the library, but will be buying several copies one for myself and a few for gifts Ms Smith s writing consistently liquefies me.For example, from The Pedestal pg 56 Such tears filled him with revulsion No one could enter a soul composed of tea...

  9. says:

    I really like this book specially after reading Just kids and listen to her music.

  10. says:

    World enraptured, most disconsolate prose poems.

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