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Publisher Comments:

Often his subjects are commonplace his wife, dog and children, his work and the poems are set at home in Michigan and abroad, in Ireland and Italy. (Several of the pieces are about Argyle, a mythic Irish character.) Like his father, Lynch is an undertaker, and the poems that address death here are sagacious and overcome the risk of morbidity by embracing life while facing death. Other standouts are his tender meditation on his daughter, "Skating with Heather Grace," and the heartfelt, gritty perceptions of "Tatyana." Most of the pieces are composed in pentameters, the majority written in a capricious blank verse.

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About the Author

Thomas Lynch's poems, essays, and stories have appeared in Granta, The Atlantic, Harper's, and The Times (of London, New York, Ireland, and Los Angeles), and elsewhere. His book, The Undertaking, was a finalist for the National Book Award. The PBS Frontline film based on this work won the 2008 Emmy Award for Arts & Culture Documentary. His first collection of stories, Apparition & Late Fictions has recently been published by W. W. Norton. He lives in Milford, Michigan, and in Moveen West, County Clare, Ireland.

Product Details

ISBN:
9780887485411
Author:
Lynch, Thomas
Publisher:
Carnegie-Mellon University Press
Subject:
Single Author / American
Subject:
Poetry-A to Z
Publication Date:
20110231
Binding:
TRADE PAPER
Grade Level:
College/higher education:
Language:
English
Pages:
60
Dimensions:
7 x 5 in

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