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Heather McHugh's new book, Eyeshot, is a brooding, visionary work that takes aim at the big questions--those of love and death. The poems suggest that such immensities balance on the smallest details, and that a range of human blindness is inescapable. <BR>The power of this new work comes from its delicate yet tenacious fidelity to the ever-unfolding senses of sense. The poems invite the reader to follow careening words and insights through passages both playful and profound. Her "Fido, Jolted by Jove" reveals the tension endemic to both language and living: "the world itself is worried." Yet the same poem remarks the high price of any reductive fix: "a brain this insecure may need another bolt be driven in it." This movement between anxiety and the human compulsion for order informs Eyeshot's darkly comic, 20/20 acuity.

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ISBN:
9780819566720
Manufactured:
Wesleyan University Press
Publisher:
Wesleyan
Manufactured:
Wesleyan University Press
Author:
McHugh, Heather
Subject:
General
Subject:
American - General
Subject:
Poetry-A to Z
Series:
Wesleyan Poetry
Publication Date:
20041231
Binding:
TRADE PAPER
Language:
English
Pages:
64
Dimensions:
8.52x5.54x.18 in. .23 lbs.

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