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Figures in a Landscape.

By: Mazur, Gail.
Material type: TextTextSeries: eBooks on Demand.Phoenix Poets: Publisher: Chicago : University of Chicago Press, 2014Description: 1 online resource (91 p.).ISBN: 9780226514420.Subject(s): American poetry -- 21st centuryGenre/Form: Electronic books.Additional physical formats: Print version:: Figures in a LandscapeDDC classification: 811.54 LOC classification: PS3563Online resources: Click here to view this ebook.
Contents:
Contents -- Acknowledgments -- One -- Hermit -- Poem -- The Age -- The Island -- To the Makers -- Shipwreck -- While You Were Out -- Late September -- October -- Notes In Chalk On a Ruined Bridge -- Figures In a Landscape -- Two -- History of My Timidity -- Dear Migraine, -- Asymmetrical Millay November -- To the Women of My Family -- Another Form -- An Another Country -- Post-Pastoral -- Inward Conversation -- Autobiographia Misereria -- Three -- Wedding Album -- Borges in Cambridge, 1967 -- American Scene, 1935 -- Isaac Rosenberg -- F & the Interpretation of Dreams -- Little Tempest
10,000 Days -- Concordance to a Life's Work -- Daisy, Daisy -- poem at the end of august
Summary: A new inclusiveness, a heady freedom, grounded in the facts of mortality, inform Gail Mazur's recent poems, as if making them has served as both a bunker and a promontory, a way to survive, and to be exposed to, the profound underlying subject of this book: a husband's approaching death. The intimate particulars of a shared life are seen from a great height-and then there's the underlife of the bunker: endurance, holding on, life as uncompromising reality. This new work, possessed by the unique devil-may-care intensity of someone writing at the end of her nerves, makes Figures in a Landscape f
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Contents -- Acknowledgments -- One -- Hermit -- Poem -- The Age -- The Island -- To the Makers -- Shipwreck -- While You Were Out -- Late September -- October -- Notes In Chalk On a Ruined Bridge -- Figures In a Landscape -- Two -- History of My Timidity -- Dear Migraine, -- Asymmetrical Millay November -- To the Women of My Family -- Another Form -- An Another Country -- Post-Pastoral -- Inward Conversation -- Autobiographia Misereria -- Three -- Wedding Album -- Borges in Cambridge, 1967 -- American Scene, 1935 -- Isaac Rosenberg -- F & the Interpretation of Dreams -- Little Tempest

10,000 Days -- Concordance to a Life's Work -- Daisy, Daisy -- poem at the end of august

A new inclusiveness, a heady freedom, grounded in the facts of mortality, inform Gail Mazur's recent poems, as if making them has served as both a bunker and a promontory, a way to survive, and to be exposed to, the profound underlying subject of this book: a husband's approaching death. The intimate particulars of a shared life are seen from a great height-and then there's the underlife of the bunker: endurance, holding on, life as uncompromising reality. This new work, possessed by the unique devil-may-care intensity of someone writing at the end of her nerves, makes Figures in a Landscape f

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<p> Gail Mazur is the author of five books of poetry, including, most recently, Zeppo's First Wife: New and Selected Poems , and They Can't Take That Away from Me , a finalist for the National Book Award, both published by the University of Chicago Press. She is founder and director of the Blacksmith House Poetry Center in Cambridge, Massachusetts, and teaches in Emerson College's Graduate Program in Writing, Literature and Publishing. She has won fellowships from the National Endowment for the Arts and the Bunting Institute of Radcliffe College.</p>

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