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By Laura Madeline Wiseman | Comments: ( 985 ) | Date: ( Sep 21, 2019 )

MEN AND THEIR WHIMS explores the relationship between Matilda Fletcher and her younger brother, Geo Geo served in the Illinois infantry during the Civil War, but his tour was brief due to an illness he contracted that left him partially deaf He later married and had children, but his marriage was unstable, in part because he preferred the company of men and drink Geo waMEN AND THEIR WHIMS explores the relationship between Matilda Fletcher and her younger brother, Geo Geo served in the Illinois infantry during the Civil War, but his tour was brief due to an illness he contracted that left him partially deaf He later married and had children, but his marriage was unstable, in part because he preferred the company of men and drink Geo was charged with murder in 1905 and sentenced to life in the state prison in Joliet, IL Matilda writes that Geo was jumped at a saloon Somehow Spencer Post, one of the men involved and a friend of Geo s, was stabbed The injury hit Post s femoral artery He bled to death Between 1905 and 1909, Matilda battled the Illinois court for Geo s freedom and the charge of murder.


  • Title: Men and Their Whims
  • Author: Laura Madeline Wiseman
  • ISBN: 9781628402
  • Page: 451
  • Format: Paperback

About Author:

Laura Madeline Wiseman

Laura Madeline Wiseman s latest books are Velocipede, published by Stephen F Austin State University Press and Through A Certain Forest published by BlazeVOX books Her collaboratively written chapbook with Andrea Blythe, Every Girl Becomes the Wolf is forthcoming from Finishing Line Press.She is also the author of the full length collections of poetry An Apparently Impossible Adventure BlazeVOX books , 2016 , Drink BlazeVOX books , 2015 , Wake Aldrich Press, 2015 , Some Fatal Effects of Curiosity and Disobedience Lavender Ink, 2014 , American Galactic Martian Lit, 2014 , Queen of the Platform Anaphora Literary Press, 2013 and Sprung San Francisco Bay Press, 2012.Her collaborative books are People Like Cats with Chuka Susan Chesney, Red Dashboard, LCC in 2016 , Leaves of Absence with artist Sally Deskins Red Dashboard, LCC, 2016 , The Hunger of the Cheeky Sisters with artist Lauren Rinaldi Les Femmes Folles, 2015, and Intimates and Fools Les Femmes Folles, 2014 with artist Sally Deskins Her flash novel is The Bottle Opener Red Dashboard, LCC 2014.Her letterpress books are Unclose The Door Gold Quoin Press, 2012 and Farm Hands Gold Quoin Press, 2012 Her chapbooks are Threnody Porkbelly Press, 2014 , Spindrift Dancing Girl Press, 2014 , Stranger Still Finishing Line Press, 2013, First Wife Hyacinth Girl Press, 2013 , Men and Their Whims Writing Knights Press, 2013 , She Who Loves Her Father Dancing Girl Press, 2012 , Branding Girls Finishing Line Press, 2011 , Ghost Girl Pudding House, 2010 , and My Imaginary Dancing Girl Press, 2010 Her early DIY chapbooks include Plastic Matches 2002 She is also the editor of Bared Contemporary Poetry and Art on Bras and Breasts Les Femmes Folles Books, 2017 and Women Write Resistance Poets Resist Gender Violence Hyacinth Girl Press, 2013 Her work has appeared in Margie, Prairie Schooner, Arts Letters, Feminist Studies, Mid American Review, Blackbird, 13th Moon, Cream City Review, Poet Lore and elsewhere Awards and grants include the Academy of American Poets Award and the Helene Wurlitzer Foundation grant Currently, she teaches writing at the University of Nebraska Lincoln.



Comments Men and Their Whims

  • Susana Case

    Men and their Whims continues Laura Madeline Wiseman's exploration of the life of her suffragist ancestor, Matilda Fletcher, concentrating on her relationship with her brother, George W. Felts, who was convicted of murdering another man. This is a well-crafted portrait of two nineteenth century figures. Nicely researched, the meager historical record on George W. Felts is enhanced by the creative talents of Wiseman who creates a portrait of the two of them that's vivid on the page.


  • Laura Wiseman

    Laura Madeline Wiseman’s new collection, Men and their Whims, offers readers a thought-provoking relationship between form and content. Evocative vignettes of Civil War love, loss, and trauma are presented in beautifully crafted couplets, tercets, and prose passages. Within these pristinely wrought historical portraits, Wiseman gives us with a poignant fragmentation of meaning, calling our attention to the inherent instability of history, narrative, and collective memory.- Kristina Marie Darli [...]


  • Sarah Holz

    The relationships between siblings are deep and fraught. Perhaps most between brothers and sisters, where family bonding meets the contours that define gender relations. Laura Wiseman explores sibling relationships at a crossroads with adult relationships in this collection of poetry about suffragist author Matilda Fletcher and her brother George, a Civil War veteran and eventually, a convicted murderer. Despite the gory horrors of the war that steal sweetly nicknamed Geo's health and the obliqu [...]


  • Rhiannon Johnson

    *review to come*


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