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What the Living Do: Poems

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Publisher Comments:

Informed by the death of a beloved brother, here are the stories of childhood, its thicket of sex and sorrow and joy, boys and girls growing into men and women, stories of a brother who in his dying could teach how to be most alive. What the Living Do reflects "a new form of confessional poetry, one shared to some degree by other women poets such as Sharon Olds and Jane Kenyon. Unlike the earlier confessional poetry of Plath, Lowell, Sexton et al., Howe's writing is not so much a moan or a shriek as a song. It is a genuinely feminine form . . . a poetry of intimacy, witness, honesty, and relation" (Boston Globe).

Synopsis:

"What the Living Do . . . is a deeply beautiful book, with the fierce galloping pace of a great novel."— Boston Globe

About the Author

Marie Howeis the author of The Good Thief, What the Living Do, and The Kingdom of Ordinary Time. She teaches at Sarah Lawrence College and lives in New York City.

Product Details

ISBN:
9780393075908
Publisher:
W. W. Norton & Company
Subject:
Single Author / American
Author:
Howe, Marie
Author:
Marie Howe
Subject:
General
Subject:
Fiction
Subject:
Poetry (poetic works by one author)
Subject:
American
Subject:
American - General
Subject:
Poetry-A to Z
Subject:
main_subject
Subject:
all_subjects
Subject:
Poetry : American - General
Publication Date:
April 1999
Binding:
eBooks
Language:
English
Pages:
96

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