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Temper is at once violent and controlled, unflinching and unforgiving in temperament. The poems are mercilessly recursive, placing pressure on the lyric as a mode of both the elegiac and the ecstatic. The result is an enforced silence, urgent with grief.

Synopsis:

Winner of the 2008 Donald Hall Prize in Poetry

Selected by Lynn Emanuel

The elegies in Temper interrogate the way grief leaves us confrontational, in a state of fracture.

About the Author

Beth Bachmann teaches creative writing at Vanderbilt University. Her poems have appeared in American Poetry Review, Ploughshares, Prairie Schooner, Black Warrior Review, Kenyon Review, Southern Review, and Tin House, among others. Bachmann's work has been honored with a grant from the Tennessee Arts Commission and has been anthologized in Alice Redux and Best New Poets 2005 and 2007.

Product Details

ISBN:
9780822960409
Author:
Bachmann, Beth
Publisher:
University of Pittsburgh Press
Subject:
American - General
Subject:
Single Author / American
Subject:
Poetry-A to Z
Edition Description:
1
Series:
Pitt Poetry Series
Publication Date:
20090831
Binding:
TRADE PAPER
Language:
English
Pages:
80
Dimensions:
8.00 x 6.00 in

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Winner of the 2008 Donald Hall Prize in Poetry

Selected by Lynn Emanuel

The elegies in Temper interrogate the way grief leaves us confrontational, in a state of fracture.

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