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Tristimania

poems

by Mary Ruefle

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  • 29 Currently reading

Published by Carnegie Mellon University Press in Pittsburgh .
Written in English


Edition Notes

Statementby Mary Ruefle
SeriesCarnegie Mellon poetry series, Carnegie Mellon poetry
The Physical Object
Pagination91 p. ;
Number of Pages91
ID Numbers
Open LibraryOL17122733M
ISBN 100887484077
LC Control Number2003103592
OCLC/WorldCa54992692

His second trade book of poetry, Complete Physical (Porcupine’s Quill, ), was shortlisted for the Trillium Poetry Award. He won Arc Magazine ’s Poem of the Year award in “Tristimania” is from a manuscript titled Medical Inquiries and Observations upon Diseases of the Mind, a text derived from the seminal textbook of the same.   Tristimania is a stark and lyrical account of the psyche in crisis. It tells the story of a devastating year-long episode of manic depression, culminating in a long solo pilgrimage across Spain. The book is rare in recording the experience of mania and shows how the condition is at once terrifying and also profoundly creative, both tricking.

  A raw and poetic account of a mind lost in madness - and how the author found her way back from the wilderness In , while completing work on her last book, Kith, Jay Griffiths suffered a devastating year-long episode of mania is the lyrical and painfully honest account of that year. Lost in the depths of her illness, Jay eventually decided .   An aspect of Tristimania—the condition itself as much as the book—that struck a chord in me early on was the way Griffiths describes the complex scaffold of coping mechanisms, workarounds she employs in order to maintain a semblance of normalcy during an episode: anchor yourself with rules, take pleasure in simple ile instances of wellness in .

Tristimania traces the shadow to its source and watches as it grows long. This is one of the bravest books I've read in a long time. Paul Kingsnorth, Man Booker Prize finalist and author of The Wake A book of terrible beauty; a dazzling testament to the 4/5(15).   Tristimania is Jay Griffiths' story of a devastating year-long episode of manic depression. A profound exploration of a condition that is at once terrifying and also deeply creative, both tricking and treating the psyche, hers is a Author: Jay Griffiths.


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Define tristimania. tristimania synonyms, tristimania pronunciation, tristimania translation, English dictionary definition of tristimania. melancholia. See also: Melancholy melancholy.

See also: Manias. Tristimania - definition of tristimania by The Free Dictionary. tristimania: (tris?ti-ma'ne-a) [L. tristis, sad, + Gr. mania, madness] Melancholia. TRISTIMANIA. A Diary of Manic Depression. by Jay Griffiths. essays, and books, but the notebooks have also provided her with a space to try and make sense of her own mind.

Griffiths, a winner of the Barnes & Noble Discover Award, has bipolar disorder and can be susceptible to periods of mania and depression, the risk of both being Author: Jay Griffiths. Jay Griffiths is the author of Tristimania- A Diary of Manic Depression, Wild- An Elemental Journey; Pip Pip- A Sideways Look at Time; A Love Letter from a Stray Moon and Kith- The Riddle of the won the Barnes and Noble Discover Award for the best new non-fiction writer in the USA, and the Orion Book Award.

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Tristimania traces the shadow to its source and watches as it grows long. This is one of the bravest books I've read in a long time." --Paul Kingsnorth, Man Booker Prize finalist and author of The Wake "A book of terrible beauty: a dazzling testament to the moral and literary power of brokenness." --Charles Foster, author of Being a Beast.

TRISTIMANIA Mary Ruefle, Author. Carnegie-Mellon Univ. $ (91p) ISBN More By and About This Author. OTHER BOOKS Buy this book The prolific Ruefle has become known for. Tristimania Book Summary: A stark and lyrical account of the psyche in crisis from the author of Kith Tristimania tells the story of a devastating year-long episode of manic depression, culminating in a long solo pilgrimage across Spain.

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Tristimania traces the shadow to its source and watches as it grows long. This is one of the bravest books I've read in a long time."--Paul Kingsnorth, Man Booker Prize finalist and author of The Wake "A book of terrible beauty; a dazzling testament to the moral and literary power of brokenness/5().Books online: Tristimania: A Diary of Manic Depression,Tristimania, JayGriffiths - Shop Online for Books in the United States We use cookies to provide essential features and services.Tristimania: A Diary of Manic Depression (Hardcover) Average rating: 0 out of 5 stars, based on 0 reviews Write a review.

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