Introduction In his chapter on “Language” in Nature, Ralph Waldo Emerson writes that “We know more from nature than we can at will communicate” (23). It is a strange sentence. It suggests a nonverbal transference, an epistemologically freighted communication, that is yet not couched in the familiar terms of language, but is instead linked to the failures of language to … [Read more...]
About Andrew Field
Andrew Field is a poet and librarian. He has published book reviews at The Rumpus and Jerry Magazine, essays about poetry at The California Journal of Poetics, B O D Y Literature, and Empty Mirror, and poetry at The Ocean State Review and Mantis. In August of 2016, his chapbook All I Want was published by Red Flag Poetry. He blogs at https://andrewfield81.wordpress.com/ and tweets @Afield81.