Qty:1
FREE Shipping on orders over $35.
Only 2 left in stock (more on the way).
Ships from and sold by Amazon.com.
Gift-wrap available.
The Feeling Is Actual has been added to your Cart
+ $3.99 shipping
Used: Good | Details
Condition: Used: Good
Comment: Good Condition. Reasonable wear. Still very usable. Clean, mark-free interior! SHIPS W/IN 24 HOURS! Processed by DHL with USPS delivery for an average of 3-5 Day Standard Shipping & 2-3 Day Expedited Shipping!! FREE INSURANCE! Fast & Personal Support! Careful Packaging. No Hassle, Full Refund Return Policy!
Access codes and supplements are not guaranteed with used items.
Have one to sell? Sell on Amazon
Flip to back Flip to front
Listen Playing... Paused   You're listening to a sample of the Audible audio edition.
Learn more
See this image

The Feeling Is Actual Paperback – October 1, 2011

ISBN-13: 978-0984635337 ISBN-10: 0984635335

Buy New
Price: $16.00
6 New from $16.00 11 Used from $2.77
Amazon Price New from Used from
Paperback
"Please retry"
$16.00
$16.00 $2.77
Free%20Two-Day%20Shipping%20for%20College%20Students%20with%20Amazon%20Student


Best Books of the Month
See the Best Books of the Month
Want to know our Editors' picks for the best books of the month? Browse Best Books of the Month, featuring our favorite new books in more than a dozen categories.
$16.00 FREE Shipping on orders over $35. Only 2 left in stock (more on the way). Ships from and sold by Amazon.com. Gift-wrap available.

Frequently Bought Together

The Feeling Is Actual + Autobiography of Red
Price for both: $28.79

Buy the selected items together
NO_CONTENT_IN_FEATURE

Best Books of the Month
Best Books of the Month
Want to know our Editors' picks for the best books of the month? Browse Best Books of the Month, featuring our favorite new books in more than a dozen categories.

Product Details


Editorial Reviews

Review

The accents in The Feeling Is Actual are shrapnelled clips of attention that cluster in Javier's incendiary field of poetic perception. The texts reconnoiter and reveal, scope and identify the minute registers of alienation and disjunction at the edges of words. Joker: I'm a man of my word. Words that jar with a syllabic static to recuperate a palpable interference in the channels of this racialized/radicalized writing. a missed sipping/ a musty reeve. And reified by the subtle concretions of cartoon and photographic imagery, subtle markings that can turn the page into a post and lead us through the high occupancy lanes of these performances and texts. This is rush-hour poetry, so pay attention! --Fred Wah

The best magicians narrate what they're doing and speak so beautifully they can pull off their tricks right before your eyes, candor as gambit. Paolo Javier gives away his plans to combine & recombine handwritten & printed jokes/ song lyrics/news articles/ advertising copy/ with graphic snippets of appro[priated] cartoons to reduce comic images to visual shorthand, and thus he gets away with murder. As a bakla fan of Paolo's for example, I should be offended at the way he mis-spells Barbra Streisand's sacred name, inducing visual violence, raining fire on hell s vanquished angel, but instead I m well, LMFAO, proving once again Houdini s first axiom: the tarugo s quicker than the eye. --Kevin Killian

About the Author

PAOLO JAVIER is the current Queens Borough Poet Laureate. The recipient of grants from the Queens Council on the Arts and New York State Council on the Arts, he is the author of five chapbooks and three full-length poetry collections, including The Feeling Is Actual (Marsh Hawk Press), 60 lv bo(e)mbs (O Books), and the time at the end of this writing (Ahadada), which received a Small Press Traffic Book of the Year Award. He edits and publishes 2nd Avenue Poetry (2ndavepoetry.com), and curates Queens Poet Lore, a roving literary series that takes place across the borough.

Customer Reviews

There are no customer reviews yet.
5 star
4 star
3 star
2 star
1 star
Share your thoughts with other customers

Set up an Amazon Giveaway

Amazon Giveaway allows you to run promotional giveaways in order to create buzz, reward your audience, and attract new followers and customers. Learn more
The Feeling Is Actual
This item: The Feeling Is Actual
Price: $16.00
Ships from and sold by Amazon.com