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The contraband poems

Kenneth Pitchford

The contraband poems

by Kenneth Pitchford

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Published by Templar in New York .
Written in English


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StatementKenneth Pitchford
The Physical Object
Pagination53 p.
Number of Pages53
ID Numbers
Open LibraryOL26897888M
OCLC/WorldCa2756965

Sydney Lea is Poet Laureate of Vermont. He founded New England Review in and edited it till His poetry collection Pursuit of a Wound (University of Illinois Press, ) was one of three finalists for the Pulitzer Prize for poetry. Another collection, To the Bone: New and Selected Poems, was co-winner of the Poets’ , Lea also published the novel A Place . belaboring me for contraband, my little book of Einstein, that “Commie Jew.” (So much for the social instincts, “The Voyage Home” from New and Selected Poems, Source: New and Selected Poems (University of .

  Harold Bloom, Collecting 'Religious Poems' Literary critic Harold Bloom has co-edited a new anthology called is the most devotional set of poems in the book. In a moment contraband. Though. Civilized Story Civilization overshoots its capacity. The more people, the hungrier everyone is. Celsius spikes, hundred-year storms flood, and so on. Rock and sun collide in the presence of water. The first single cells grow animals, some survive, transcontinental asphalt heads off to intervene with zoological displays, centers of population, CO2-sequestrating plants, and .

  On Octo Ewa Chrusciel read in the new gathering room in Dana to a rapt audience of about 85 people, from her first English-language book of poems, Strata (), and her new book, Contraband of Hoopoe.. It was wonderful to be in that room, crowded not only with English majors and faculty but with students and faculty from other departments. The book, flush with prose poems and litanies, never mistakes itself for something orthodox, precious, or fey. There are few to no poems here that run down the lefthand margin and have syllables and pretend to metrically vary in a way that counts as “free verse” in the contemporary scene.


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Contraband of Hoopoe is a series of braided poems and prose poems that interrogate the issues of dislocation, immigration and cross-cultural desire. Moving fluidly between the lucid and the ludic, Chrusciel invents a poetics of smuggling as she.

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This is an amazing book in which all the poems work together and research serves to strengthen the theme.5/5(1). Denise Levertov Poems >> Contraband. 1 min read 0. Share on Facebook Share on Twitter. The tree of knowledge was the tree of reason. That’s why the taste of it drove us from Eden.

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Whatever happens, it is sure to be highly memorable and talked about for a long time to come. Contraband of Hoopoe is a series of braided poems and prose poems that interrogate the issues of dislocation, immigration and cross-cultural desire.

Moving fluidly between the lucid and the ludic, Chrusciel invents a poetics of smuggling as she crosses national, historical and linguistic borders. The migratory narrative is thus distinctly errant, haunted as it is by a childhood lived. Cohen excavates the social history of the contraband song, a genre of poetry and music popular during the American Civil War.

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Contraband of Hoopoe explores issues of dislocation, immigration and desire. Chrusciel invents a poetics of smuggling as she crosses national, historical and linguistic borders.

The book is less a collection of discrete poems than a flowing lyric study on sheltering oneself in the face of many faces of death. That flow is periodically Author: Ewa Chrusciel. Contraband. The tree of knowledge was the tree of reason.

That's why the taste of it drove us from Eden. That fruit was meant to be dried and milled to a fine powder Book: The Collected Poems of Denise Levertov by Denise Levertov Classics.

Denise Levertov - /English. Contraband of Hoopoe Ewa Chrusciel. Omnidawn (UPNE, dist.), $ trade paper (96p) ISBN The book is less a collection of discrete poems than a. Get this from a library. Contraband of hoopoe.

[Ewa Chruściel] -- "Ewa Chrusciel returns with an impressive new volume that confirms her place as one of the most compelling and stimulating new poets."--cover.

Ewa Chrusciel is a bilingual poet and a translator. Her two previous books in English are Contraband of Hoopoe (Omnidawn, ) and Strata (Emergency Press, ). She has also published three books in Polish: Tobołek (), Sopiłki (), and Furkot ().

Her poems have appeared in numerous journals and anthologies in the US, Italy, and Poland. [The Contraband of Love. Poems.] (Riga): Valters un Rapa, (). First edition. In original illustrated wrappers.

(1) p. Slightly chipped edges, otherwise a fine copy. Book of poems by Lūcija Zamaiča (–) Latvian poet. She is also known as a strong supporter of woman’s right and radical politics.

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Cassia’s grandfather shared contraband poems with her. A mix of prose and poetry, fact and fancy, Contraband is Chrusciel’s meditation on the act of smuggling, and her second collection in English. In it, she explores the porous borders between countries, languages and historical eras.

Her poems surprise in the best ways, and her metaphorical leaps are unique. During the course of a prolific career, Denise Levertov created a highly regarded body of poetry that reflected her beliefs as an artist and a humanist. Her work embraced a wide variety of genres and themes, including nature lyrics, love poems, protest poetry, and poetry inspired by her faith in God.

“Dignity, reverence, and strength are words that come to mind as one gropes to. These poems were published before the book "Carrie" came out. This is a very rare item and would certainly make a great addition to any Stephen King collection.

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Some of the language used would (to borrow a phrase from P.G. Woodhouse) barely have been tolerated in the fo’c’sle of a whaler. It contains several poems of questionable taste and some of the Author: Andy Lear.“Oxymoronic Love” was originally published in The Kenyon Review.

Used with permission of the author. Used with permission of the author. Jennifer Militello is the author of A Camouflage of Specimens (Tupelo Press, ), Body Thesaurus (Tupelo Press, ), and Flinch of Song (Tupelo Press, ), winner of the Tupelo Press First Book Award.