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Poetry and Prose. THE REAL SUBJECT is not exactly a novel and not really a poem, though it contains some verses and is not without characters. Jacob Delafon, whose musings are here presented, is a man late in life who has gotten around at least in his own mindread a great deal, unsystematically, thought (with even less system) about what he has seen, heard, what he comes up against. He is, in fact, a unique geezer, whose trains of thought seem often on tracks without station or schedule. To move one to another of Jacob Delfons turns of mind and twisted meditations requires, not fast, but careful footwork. There is no set path. The interest is in the steps.

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Not exactly a novel and not really a poem, though it contains some verses and is not without characters, this work describes a man late in life who has gotten around and whos thought about what he has seen and heard. He is a unique geezer, whose trains of thought seem often on tracks without station or schedule.

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Keith Waldrop is author of numerous collections of poetry and is the translator of The Selected Poems of Edmond Jabes, as well as works by Claude Royet-Journoud, Anne-Marie Albiach and Jean Grosjean. He has received fellowships from the National Endowment for the Arts and DAAD (Berlin). His titles include HEGEL'S FAMILY, THE OPPOSITE OF LETTING THE MIND WANDER: SELECTED POEMS AND A FEW SONGS, SHIPWRECK IN HAVEN: TRANSCENDENTAL STUDIES, The Balustrade, Light While There is Light, THE LOCALITY PRINCIPLE, ANALOGIES OF ESCAPE and HAUNT. He has twice been nominated for the National Book Award: for his first book of poetry, A Windmill Near Calvary (University of Michigan, 1968); and his most recent, Transcendental Studies: A Trilogy (University of California Press, 2009), which won. With his wife Rosmarie Waldrop he co-edits Burning Deck Press. He lives in Providence, Rhode Island, and teaches at Brown University.

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9781890650155
Author:
Waldrop, Keith
Publisher:
Omnidawn Publishing
Author:
Waldrop, Keith
Subject:
Single Author / American
Subject:
American - General
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General Poetry
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Poetry-A to Z
Edition Description:
Trade Paper
Publication Date:
20040631
Binding:
TRADE PAPER
Language:
English
Pages:
80
Dimensions:
8.30x5.40x.30 in. .25 lbs.

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Not exactly a novel and not really a poem, though it contains some verses and is not without characters, this work describes a man late in life who has gotten around and whos thought about what he has seen and heard. He is a unique geezer, whose trains of thought seem often on tracks without station or schedule.
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