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In Stephen Massimilla’s latest book, The Plague Doctor in His Hull-Shaped Hat, self-recognition is found in the loss, beauty, and suffering that define our common humanity. This collection of poems maps overseas and underworld routes by which personal exploration opens onto universal territory. From Capri to Venice, from New England to the tropics, from Ithaca to the prismatic sea, the poems enact a struggle to salvage psychological, social, cultural and ecological landscapes.

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STEPHEN MASSIMILLA is a poet, critic, professor, and painter. Massimilla has recent work in AGNI, the American Literary Review, Atlanta Review, Barrow Street, The Bitter Oleander, The Colorado Review, The Greensboro Review, Denver Quarterly, Provincetown Arts Magazine, Quarterly West, The Southern Poetry Review, Verse Daily, and many other journals and anthologies. He is a founding member of the Urban Range poetry collective and holds an master's of fine arts degree and doctorate from Columbia University. He teaches literary modernism among other subjects at Columbia University and the New School. For more info:

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Massimilla, Stephen
Stephen F. Austin University Press
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Poetry-A to Z
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