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Figured Wheel: New and Collected Poems, 1966-1996.

PINSKY, Robert.

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ISBN 10: 0374154937 / ISBN 13: 9780374154936
Editorial: Farrar, Straus and Giroux, NY, 1996
Condición: Fine Encuadernación de tapa dura
Librería: Grendel Books, ABAA/ILAB (West Chesterfield, MA, Estados Unidos de America)

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Third printing. Special Boston University book-plate, SIGNED by the author, is affixed to front free endpaper. Fine in a fine dust jacket. N° de ref. de la librería 16836

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Título: Figured Wheel: New and Collected Poems, 1966...

Editorial: Farrar, Straus and Giroux, NY

Año de publicación: 1996

Encuadernación: Hardcover

Condición del libro:Fine

Condición de la sobrecubierta: Fine

Ejemplar firmado: Signed by Author(s)

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Sinopsis:

Brings together four previous books of poetry--including Sadness and Happiness and History of My Heart--with such new works as ""Avenue,"" ""City Elegies,"" ""Ginza Samba,"" and ""Impossible to Tell.""

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A collection of poems from one of America's most innovative poets, The Figured Wheel illustrates Pinsky's knack for recovering some of the pleasures of prose--storytelling, humor, the rich texture of a world filled with people and ideas--for poetry. In "The Night Game," he recalls himself as a child imagining a Jewish southpaw, "Even more gifted/ Than Whitey Ford" who refuses to pitch on Yom Kippur. In "The New Saddhus," he imagines a multicultural assortment of middle-aged men, "Kurd, Celt, Marxist, Rotarian," setting out on a mysterious pilgrimage. Pinsky's writing gets at the depths of human experience, in which everything is always repeating, but is also always new.

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