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On Victoria Redel's Swoon --- Douglas Glover | Numéro Cinq
/ Hazlitt said, “Every word must be a blow.” And that’s the way Victoria Redel writes. Every word and phrase a hammer blow, crafted along the edge of a twisty syntax that is taut, teasing, emphatic and lascivious. Swoon is something else, is gorgeous, a complex triptych of a book, a classic three-step structure held