Envelopes of Air: Poetic Correspondence as Partnership

Valeria Strusi (Università di Sassari)

Abstract

Il 23 maggio 2018 è apparso sul The New Yorker un articolo intitolato “Envelopes of Air. Two poets forge a bond amid the shifting landscape of contemporary America”. Al suo interno, la corrispondenza poetica tra Ada Limón e Natalie Diaz, nella quale la vita quotidiana si intreccia alle contraddizioni degli Stati Uniti contemporanei. Il presente articolo si propone di esplorare come Diaz & Limón mescolino voci e immaginario per creare un micromondo poetico comune, un “third space” di amicizia e partnership, fondato sull’intimità condivisa e in grado di sfidare il dominator mindset (Eisler 1988) attraverso l’esplorazione del corpo e della terra.

DOI: 10.17456/SIMPLE-212

Parole chiave: Natalie Diaz, Ada Limón, Envelopes of Air, poetic correspondence, partnership.

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