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Belongings as possessions, as the history and furnishings of a life, and as the places in which life itself happens are the preoccupations at the heart of this affecting collection. Moving from memories of a childhood apartment to mourning for the poet's mother, Belongings explores the question: "Where, how, and to what do you belong?

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An ambitious, intricately wrought corona of sonnets ponders the nature of belonging in every sense of the word.

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Belongings as possessions, as the history and furnishings of a life, and as the places in which life itself happens are the preoccupations at the heart of this affecting collection. Moving from memories of a childhood apartment to mourning for the poet's mother, Belongings explores the question: "Where, how, and to what do you belong?

About the Author

Sandra M. Gilbert has published numerous volumes of criticism, including, most recently, Death's Door: Modern Dying and the Ways We Grieve, as well as eight collections of poetry and a memoir. She is coeditor (with Susan Gubar) of The Norton Anthology of Literature by Women and a recipient of the National Book Critics Circle's Ivan Sandrof Lifetime Achievement Award. A Distinguished Professor of English emerita at the University of California, Davis, she lives in Berkeley, California.

Product Details

ISBN:
9780393327816
Author:
Gilbert, Sandra M.
Publisher:
W. W. Norton & Company
Subject:
General
Subject:
American - General
Subject:
Poetry-A to Z
Subject:
Single Author / American
Publication Date:
20060531
Binding:
TRADE PAPER
Language:
English
Pages:
128
Dimensions:
8.2 x 5.5 x 0.5 in 0.4 lb

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"Synopsis" by , An ambitious, intricately wrought corona of sonnets ponders the nature of belonging in every sense of the word.
"Synopsis" by , Belongings as possessions, as the history and furnishings of a life, and as the places in which life itself happens are the preoccupations at the heart of this affecting collection. Moving from memories of a childhood apartment to mourning for the poet's mother, Belongings explores the question: "Where, how, and to what do you belong?
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