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Bringing Together: Uncollected Early Poems 1958-1988

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Collected here for the first time, these early poems inhabit Kumin's own "sneakstorm time," a space one step to the side, where quiet introspection examines the pain of loss, the idealism of youth, and the endurance of the natural world. Her characteristic earthy wisdom snaps with intensity, offering a refreshing perspective on everyday experiences. "New England farm life, modern American history, Jewish identity and a quietly vibrant feminist consciousness provide themes for this gathering from a long and distinguished career."--.

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"The power that Kumin draws from and brings to literature is potent and seemingly inexhaustible."--

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MAXINE KUMIN's early poems inhabit "sneakstorm time," where she examines the pain of loss, the idealism of youth, and the enduring natural world.

About the Author

Maxine Kuminis the author of sixteen books of poetry. She lives in Warner, New Hampshire.

Product Details

ISBN:
9780393326376
Author:
Kumin, Maxine
Publisher:
W. W. Norton & Company
Subject:
General
Subject:
General Poetry
Subject:
Poetry-A to Z
Publication Date:
20050131
Binding:
TRADE PAPER
Grade Level:
General/trade
Language:
English
Pages:
128
Dimensions:
8.20x5.90x.38 in. .41 lbs.

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