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Reading Miller's poetry has been likened to obtaining tickets to exotic places both real and imagined. In this fourth collection of her verse, she offers a wry and compelling series of wanderings through the ever-changing landscapes of Euorpe. With an inquisitive spirit and a generous sense of humor, Miller investigates the experience of otherness in a foreign land, exploring also the phenomena of human culture, womanhood, independence, desire, and love.

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Leslie Adrienne Miller's poems have often been described as tickets to exotic places real and imagined. In this fourth collection, she journeys to France and views humanity and culture as a visitor, an outsider. Willing to step outside the familiar, and equipped with an inquisitive spirit and generous sense of humor, Miller offers keen insight into the larger questions of contemporary womanhood: independence, desire, and love.

About the Author

Leslie Adrienne Miller has written three previous books of poetry. She has also won numerous awards, including an NEA Fellowship and a Loft McKnight Award. She is currently an associate professor of English at the University of St. Thomas in St. Paul, Minnesota.

Table of Contents

  1. Theanarchist
  2. Insolence
  3. Photograph of people dancing in France
  4. Nature morte
  5. Awhole bunch and a long time
  6. Convolvulus tricolor
  7. Clartâe : Staèel at Antibes
  8. Thelyric impulse
  9. Trying to reach my young lover before his feet get too cold
  10. After an evening with Mickey Rourke, I pick up Petrarch
  11. Police work
  12. He takes back his adagios
  13. Lacrâeation
  14. Sundays when their laps were full of light
  15. Portrait Trouvâe
  16. Mise en Abãime
  17. Three begonias
  18. Imagining myself with child at forty
  19. He thinks I'm making a monster
  20. Intimate apparel
  21. Theactual heart
  22. No-man's-land
  23. On being asked what compels me to keep making art
  24. Trading love stories in installments, ruined amphitheater, Provence
  25. Cautionary tale
  26. Head as colony/head as landscape
  27. Mock Victorian
  28. Vâeritable laguiole
  29. Panorama place
  30. Cartography with crows
  31. Collecting ashes after an estrangement
  32. Themany faucets of love
  33. One moon view of Puget Sound
  34. Charm
  35. Where the nots go
  36. Lingua Franca
  37. Prâevert's peaches.

Product Details

ISBN:
9781555973650
Author:
Miller, Leslie Adrienne
Publisher:
Graywolf Press
Location:
St. Paul, Minn.
Subject:
General
Subject:
American
Subject:
American - General
Subject:
American poetry
Subject:
Poetry
Subject:
General Poetry
Subject:
Single Author / General
Subject:
Poetry-A to Z
Subject:
Single Author / American
Edition Description:
Trade Paperback
Series Volume:
CM-8
Publication Date:
20031031
Binding:
TRADE PAPER
Grade Level:
General/trade
Language:
English
Pages:
112
Dimensions:
9.32 x 5.82 x 0.33 in

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"Synopsis" by , Leslie Adrienne Miller's poems have often been described as tickets to exotic places real and imagined. In this fourth collection, she journeys to France and views humanity and culture as a visitor, an outsider. Willing to step outside the familiar, and equipped with an inquisitive spirit and generous sense of humor, Miller offers keen insight into the larger questions of contemporary womanhood: independence, desire, and love.
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