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Poetry. A finalist for the national book award, this extraordinary book of poems demonstrates Fairchild's "elegance and restrained subtlety" as he "weaves topics that become something like musical themes including the central theme of machine work" according to Anthony Hecht's introduction of the book. R.S. Gwynn says the book "measures a world inhabited by constant subtraction, like the raw metal being hewn into shape by the lathes, both real and metaphorical, that figure so prominently in this collection." Fairchild has the ability to isolate scenes of beauty that at first seem mundane and ordinary, and to champion the simple work and lives of simple people without a hint of either condescension or undue mythmaking.

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B.H. Fairchild’s The Art of the Lathe is a collection of poems centering on the working-class world of the Midwest, the isolations of small-town life, and the possibilities and occasions of beauty and grace among the machine shops and oil fields of rural Kansas.

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ISBN:
9781882295166
Introduction:
Hecht, Anthony
Author:
Hecht, Anthony
Author:
Fairchild, B. H.
Publisher:
Alice James Books
Location:
Farmington, Me. :
Subject:
American
Subject:
American - General
Subject:
Poetry
Subject:
Poetry (poetic works by one author)
Subject:
Lathes
Subject:
Lathes -- Poetry.
Subject:
General Poetry
Subject:
Poetry-A to Z
Subject:
Single Author / American
Edition Description:
Trade Paper
Series:
Working Classics
Series Volume:
18
Publication Date:
19980131
Binding:
TRADE PAPER
Grade Level:
General/trade
Language:
English
Illustrations:
Yes
Pages:
80
Dimensions:
8.5 x 5.5 x 0.3 in 4.5 oz

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B.H. Fairchild’s The Art of the Lathe is a collection of poems centering on the working-class world of the Midwest, the isolations of small-town life, and the possibilities and occasions of beauty and grace among the machine shops and oil fields of rural Kansas.

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