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Signs & Wonders (Johns Hopkins: Poetry and Fiction)

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Signs is a noun (as in DO NOT DISTURB);Wonders (as in with furrowed brows), a verb.

The couplet that leads into Charles Martin's fifth collection of richly inventive poems suggests that the world is to be read into and wondered over. The signs in this new work from the prize-winning American poet of formal brilliance and darkly comic sensibility are as stark as the one on a cage at the zoo that says ENDANGERED SPECIES, as surprising as those that announce the return of irony, and as enigmatic as a single word carved on a tombstone. Renowned for his translations of Ovid's Metamorphoses and the poems of Catullus, Martin brings the perspective of history to bear on the stuff of contemporary life.

Product Details

ISBN:
9780801899744
Author:
Martin, Charles.
Publisher:
Johns Hopkins University Press
Author:
Martin, Charles
Subject:
Poetry-A to Z
Copyright:
Publication Date:
20110331
Binding:
HARDCOVER
Language:
English

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