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Harping on: Poems, 1985-1995

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Publisher Comments:

Carolyn Kizer presents ten years of poetry in Harping On. Kizer's concerns have remained constant while she has honed her technical skills and broadened her vision. "She is all woman and all poet, and as a poet she is consummately skilled, literary, ebullient, and daring to the nth degree; she choirs it all out there: loves, passions, vanities, peeves, humor, parody — the whole gorgeous shebang". — Poetry Flash

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The first collection in ten years by one of the most respected and loved poets in American poetry.

Table of Contents

The valley of the fallen — Ingathering — Election day, 1984 — Gerda — Pearl — Reunion — An American beauty — On a line from Valáery — Suppressing the evidence — Fearful women — Halation — Mud soup — Parents' pantoum — Arthur's party — In hell with Virg and Dan — Lost in translation — Cultural evolution — Four translations (A present for tu fu, Maryam, What is true, Tirade for the next-to-last act) — Medicine — Poem for your birthday — Marriage song — Index, a mountain — Song for Muriel — Twelve o'clock — Anniversaries : Claremont Avenue from 1945 — Fin-de-siáecle blues.

Product Details

ISBN:
9781556591150
Author:
Kizer, Carolyn
Publisher:
Copper Canyon Press
Location:
Port Townsend, Wash. :
Subject:
American
Subject:
Literature
Subject:
American - General
Subject:
Anthologies (multiple authors)
Subject:
Poetry
Subject:
General Poetry
Subject:
Poetry-A to Z
Subject:
Single Author / American
Edition Description:
Trade Paper
Series Volume:
30
Publication Date:
19960931
Binding:
TRADE PAPER
Grade Level:
General/trade
Language:
English
Illustrations:
Yes
Pages:
96
Dimensions:
9 x 6 x 0.3 in 5 oz

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