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The eternal city : poems

Author: Kathleen Graber
Publisher: Princeton, N.J. : Princeton University Press, ©2010.
Series: Princeton series of contemporary poets.
Edition/Format:   Book : EnglishView all editions and formats
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Chosen by Pulitzer Prize-winning poet Paul Muldoon to relaunch the prestigious Princeton Series of Contemporary Poets under his editorship, The Eternal City revives Princeton's tradition of publishing some of today's best poetry. With an epigraph from Freud comparing the mind to a landscape in which all that ever was still persists, The Eternal City offers eloquent testimony to the struggle to make sense of the  Read more...
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Document Type: Book
All Authors / Contributors: Kathleen Graber
ISBN: 9780691146096 0691146098 9780691146102 0691146101
OCLC Number: 473655614
Awards: Shortlisted for National Book Critics Circle Awards: Poetry 2010.
Description: 78 p. ; 25 cm.
Contents: Tolle! lege! --
I. The magic kingdom --
Dead men --
Florum principi --
The drunkenness of Noah --
Fizcarraldo --
The third day --
The heresies --
Un chien andalou --
The synthetic a priori --
II. The eternal city --
Book one --
Book two --
Book three --
Book four --
Book five --
Book six --
Book seven --
Book eight --
Book nine --
Book ten --
Book eleven --
Book twelve --
III. Another poem about trains --
What I meant to say --
Some great desire --
Three poems for Walter Benjamin. Loggia --
The telephone --
The cabinet --
No lightsome thing --
Angels unawares --
Letter from Cornwall: To Stephen Dunn --
Letter from Gozo: to Gerald Stern --
The festival at Nikko.
Series Title: Princeton series of contemporary poets.
Responsibility: Kathleen Graber.

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Finalist for the 2010 National Book Award in Nonfiction Winner of the 2012 Book Merit Award in the General Trade, Poetry Series, New York Book Show Winner of the 2011 Literary Award for Poetry, Read more...

 
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