Karyotype

Karyotype

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"At the heart of Karyotype is the Beauty of Loulan, a woman who lived four thousand years ago, her body preserved in the cool , dry sands of the Taklamakan Desert. ... The Beauty of Loulan becomes a symbol of the ephemerality of human genetic and cultural texts, and our chances for survival."--Page [4] of cover.
Publisher: London, Ontario : Brick Books, [2015]
Copyright Date: ©2015
ISBN: 9781771313797
Branch Call Number: C811.6 TRA 2015
Characteristics: 97 pages

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The debut collection from Vancouver poet Kim Trainor.


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saintjennifer Apr 17, 2018

: “We watch bright / threads of her dna unwound / and read from left to right // and learn her history. But where is she, /in the blue-stained karyogram, / this desiccated woman // this Beauty of Loulan, this beauty?”

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