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Harping on: Poems 1985-1995

Kizer, Carolyn

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ISBN 10: 1556591144 / ISBN 13: 9781556591143
Editorial: Port Townsend, Washington, U.S.A.: Copper Canyon Pr, 1996
Condición: Near Fine Encuadernación de tapa dura
Librería: Ron Griswold Books (Jupiter, FL, Estados Unidos de America)

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First printing. Near fine in near fine dust jacket. Dust jacket in protective cover. INSCRIBED on the title page, apparently for Reynolds Price: -- For Reynolds, old friend, always with love, Carolyn -- and dated by her -- Christmas 1996. Copper Canyon Press bookmark indicating -- Compliments of the author -- laid in. N° de ref. de la librería 8289

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Título: Harping on: Poems 1985-1995

Editorial: Port Townsend, Washington, U.S.A.: Copper Canyon Pr

Año de publicación: 1996

Encuadernación: Hardcover

Condición del libro:Near Fine

Condición de la sobrecubierta: Dust Jacket Included

Ejemplar firmado: Signed by Author(s)

Edición: 1st Edition

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Sinopsis:

A collection of poems and narrative lyrics explores the lives of women, contemporary politics, and society as it approaches the millenium

Review:

Carolyn Kizer writes with wit and, well, it's not a word I use a lot, but panache. I've always admired her light verse and wry observations (from "Suppressing the Evidence": "I do not turn on the news. / I and the wine will blot it out."), but I've also come to appreciate the depth in her more serious work. "An American Beauty" addresses a friend's battle with cancer, and uses form very well to heighten both the tension and empathy of the reading experience. The title of this collection refers both to the musicality of Kizer's writing and to the harpy-like sting in some of her work.

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