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Unmentionables: Poems

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Publisher Comments:

"Insouciant, sexy, funny, and dead-on... a startlingly empathetic series of concise and slashing poems."-- BooklistWith elegant wordplay and her usual subversive wit, Beth Ann Fennelly explores the "unmentionable"-not only what is considered too bold but also what can't be said because words are insufficient. In sections of short narratives, she questions our everyday human foibles. Three longer sequences display her admirable reach and fierce intelligence: One, "The Kudzu Chronicles," is a rollicking piece about the transplanted weed. Another, "Bertha Morisot: Retrospective," conjures up a complex life portrait of the French impressionist painter. The third presents fifteen dream songs that virtually out-Berryman Berryman.

Synopsis:

A new collection by a poet declared "one of the most exciting poets of her generation" (Harvard Review).

Synopsis:

'Insouciant, sexy, funny, and dead-on . . . a startlingly empathetic series of concise and slashing poems."Booklist

About the Author

Beth Ann Fennellyis the author of Unmentionables, Tender Hooks, Open Houseand Great with Child: Letters to a Young Mother. She lives in Oxford, Mississippi.

Product Details

ISBN:
9780393069846
Publisher:
W. W. Norton & Company
Subject:
Single Author / American
Author:
Fennelly, Beth Ann
Author:
Beth ANN. Fennelly,
Subject:
American - General
Subject:
Poetry-A to Z
Subject:
Christianity - General
Subject:
main_subject
Subject:
all_subjects
Subject:
Poetry : American - General
Publication Date:
April 2008
Binding:
eBooks
Language:
English
Pages:
128

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Unmentionables: Poems
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Product details 128 pages W. W. Norton Limited - English 9780393069846 Reviews:
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