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With elegant wordplay and her usual subversive wit, Beth Ann Fennelly explores the "unmentionable"'"not only what is considered too bold but also what can't be said because words are insufficient. In sections of short narratives, she questions our everyday human foibles. Three longer sequences display her admirable reach and fierce intelligence: One, "The Kudzu Chronicles," is a rollicking piece about the transplanted weed. Another, "Bertha Morisot: Retrospective," conjures up a complex life portrait of the French impressionist painter. The third presents fifteen dream songs that virtually out-Berryman Berryman.

Synopsis:

"Insouciant, sexy, funny, and dead-on . . . a startlingly empathetic series of concise and slashing poems."--

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A new collection by a poet declared "one of the most exciting poets of her generation" (Harvard Review).

Synopsis:

“Insouciant, sexy, funny, and dead-on . . . a startlingly empathetic series of concise and slashing poems.”—Booklist

Synopsis:

With elegant word play and her usual subversive wit, Beth Ann Fennelly questions our everyday human foibles.

About the Author

Beth Ann Fennelly is the author of Unmentionables, Tender Hooks, Open House and Great with Child: Letters to a Young Mother. She lives in Oxford, Mississippi.

Product Details

ISBN:
9780393337297
Author:
Fennelly, Beth Ann
Publisher:
W. W. Norton & Company
Author:
Fennelly, Beth A.
Author:
Fennelly, Beth
Subject:
American - General
Subject:
Single Author / American
Subject:
Poetry-A to Z
Publication Date:
20091031
Binding:
TRADE PAPER
Grade Level:
General/trade
Language:
English
Pages:
128
Dimensions:
8.10x6.10x.40 in. .35 lbs.

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Product details 128 pages W. W. Norton & Company - English 9780393337297 Reviews:
"Synopsis" by , "Insouciant, sexy, funny, and dead-on . . . a startlingly empathetic series of concise and slashing poems."--
"Synopsis" by , A new collection by a poet declared "one of the most exciting poets of her generation" (Harvard Review).
"Synopsis" by , “Insouciant, sexy, funny, and dead-on . . . a startlingly empathetic series of concise and slashing poems.”—Booklist
"Synopsis" by , With elegant word play and her usual subversive wit, Beth Ann Fennelly questions our everyday human foibles.
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