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The book of life : selected Jewish poems, 1979-2011 / Alicia Suskin Ostriker.

By: Ostriker, Alicia.
Material type: TextTextSeries: JSTOR eBooks.Pitt poetry series: Publisher: Pittsburgh, Pa. : University of Pittsburgh Press, [2012] 2013)Description: 1 online resource.Content type: text Media type: computer Carrier type: online resourceISBN: 9780822978350; 0822978350; 1322025290; 9781322025292.Uniform titles: Poems. Selections Subject(s): Jews -- Social life and customs -- Poetry | Jewish religious poetry | Jewish poetryAdditional physical formats: Print version:: No titleDDC classification: 811/.54 LOC classification: PS3565.S84 | B657 2012Online resources: Click here to view this ebook. Summary: "(BLike many Jews, in and out of the synagogue, I wrestle with sacred tradition like Jacob wrestling the angel. The poems gathered here were born of this wrestling, which can never be over."--The Preface.
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Includes bibliographical references (pages 97-99).

"(BLike many Jews, in and out of the synagogue, I wrestle with sacred tradition like Jacob wrestling the angel. The poems gathered here were born of this wrestling, which can never be over."--The Preface.

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<p> Alicia Suskin Ostriker is one of America's premier visionary poets and critics. She is the author of fourteen poetry collections, including The Book of Seventy; The Mother/Child Papers; No Heaven; the volcano sequence; and The Little Space: Poems Selected and New, 1968-1998 , as well as several books on the Bible. She has received the Paterson Poetry Prize, the William Carlos Williams Award, the San Francisco State Poetry Center Award, the National Jewish Book Award, and has twice been a finalist for the National Book Award. Ostriker is Professor Emerita of English at Rutgers University and teaches in the low-residency MFA program of Drew University.</p>

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