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Poems 1960 2000

Author : Fleur Adcock
ISBN : UOM:39015042872161
Genre : Poetry
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Conversational in style and shrewdly laconic, this collection of Fleur Adcock's poetry offers psychological insights into the deceptions of love, personal relationships and family life.

Cool Calm And Collected

Author : Carolyn Kizer
ISBN : 9781556591815
Genre : Poetry
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Selected as a "Best Book of the Year" by the Los Angeles Times and Booklist magazine, and winner of the Independent Publisher Book Award, Cool, Calm, and Collected is a tour de force from one of the nation's premier poets. For four decades, Carolyn Kizer has been one of the most influential, controversial, and recognizable figures in American poetry. A feminist practically before the term existed, she has never been afraid to say what is on her mind, writing poems infused with sexual politics, social awareness, and literary irreverence. Cool, Calm, and Collected was reprinted four times in cloth and became one of Copper Canyon Press's bestselling titles. It features new poems, work from all of Kizer's previous volumes, translations "from a dizzying number of poets" (New York Times), and several prose pieces, including "Pakistan Journal" and "My Good Father." . . . We women, Outside, breathing dust, are still the Other. The evening sun goes down; time to fix dinner. "You women have no major phiolosophers." We know. But we remain philosophic, and say with the Saint, "Let me enter my chamber and sing my songs of love." --from "Pro Femina" "We cannot do without Kizer and never could--here are four decades of compelling reasons why."--Los Angeles Times "Carolyn Kizer is a national treasure."--San Francisco Chronicle "The book will appeal to poetry lovers and activists of all stripes."--Publishers Weekly "No library should be without this collection."--Booklist (starred review) Carolyn Kizer, recipient of the Pulitzer Prize, was educated at Sarah Lawrence College. She co-founded Poetry Northwest; served as the first director of the Literature Program at the National Endowment for the Arts; was a chancellor of the Academy of American Poets; and has been a poet-in-residence at Columbia, Stanford, and Princeton. Kizer lives in Sonoma, California.

How Goes The Enemy?

Author : Charles Hobday
ISBN : STANFORD:36105110030116
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Open World

Author : Kenneth White
ISBN : STANFORD:36105121920180
Genre : English poetry
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His vision is a remarkably consistent one and the same elements recur again and again—rocks, sea, mist, gulls and the natural world. The sheer range of influences reflect the extraordinary range and depth of his reading—Rimbaud, Nietzche, and Whitman amongst many others—and it is a measure of the strength of his work that such a personal voice emerges. The book is arranged chronologically and many of the poems are appearing in English for the first time. Notated and introduced by the author, this collection for the first time presents his poetry as a coherent and cross-referenced whole.

Dragon Talk

Author : Fleur Adcock
ISBN : 1852248785
Genre : Poetry
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After the appearance of Fleur Adcock's Poems 1960-2000 she wrote no more poems for several years. This cessation coincided with - but was not entirely caused by - her giving up smoking. When poetry returned to her in 2003 it tended towards a sparer, more concentrated style. This new collection continues to reflect her preoccupations with family matters and with her ambivalent feelings about her native New Zealand. Her initial inspiration was the letters her father wrote home from England to his parents during World War II, which evoked her own memories of that era. The central sequence moves from her first coming to consciousness in New Zealand up to and through the war years in Britain and on to sketches from her teens in puritanical postwar Wellington after her reluctant return - not without her usual sardonic eye for incongruities and absurdities. There are also affectionate poems for her grandchildren and her late mother.

Canadian Books In Print

Author : Marian Butler
ISBN : 00688398
Genre : Canada
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Poems To Live By

Author : Joan Murray
ISBN : 9780807068946
Genre : Poetry
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This sequel to the bestselling "Poems to Live By in Uncertain Times" features 60 poems by the world's most acclaimed and beloved poets for the difficult times of today.

Greatest Hits 1960 2000

Author : Dave Etter
ISBN : 1589980034
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A Poem For Every Autumn Day

Author : Allie Esiri
ISBN : 9781529061062
Genre : Juvenile Nonfiction
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Within the pages of Allie Esiri's gorgeous collection, A Poem for Every Autumn Day you will find verse that will transport you to vibrant autumnal scenes, from harvest festival to Remembrance Day. The poems are selected from Allie Esiri’s bestselling poetry anthologies A Poem for Every Day of the Year and A Poem for Every Night of the Year. Perfect for reading aloud and sharing with all the family, this book dazzles with an array of familiar favourites and remarkable new discoveries. These seasonal poems – together with introductory paragraphs – have a link to the date on which they appear. Includes poems by Robert Louis Stevenson, John Betjeman, Amy Lowell, Paul Laurence Dunbar, William Shakespeare and Christina Rossetti who sit alongside Seamus Heaney, John Agard, Simon Armitage, Patience Agbabi and Imtiaz Dharker. This soul-enhancing book will keep you company for every day of Autumn.

Analytical Essays On Music By Women Composers Concert Music 1960 2000

Author : Laurel Parsons
ISBN : 9780190613846
Genre : Music
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Over the past 30 years, musicologists have produced a remarkable new body of research literature focusing on the lives and careers of women composers in their socio-historical contexts. But detailed analysis and discussion of the works created by these composers are still extremely rare. This is particularly true in the domain of music theory, where scholarly work continues to focus almost exclusively on male composers. Moreover, while the number of performances, broadcasts, and recordings of music by women has unquestionably grown, these works remain significantly underrepresented in comparison to music by male composers. Addressing these deficits is not simply a matter of rectifying a scholarly gender imbalance: the lack of knowledge surrounding the music of female composers means that scholars, performers, and the general public remain unfamiliar with a large body of exciting repertoire. Analytical Essays on Music by Women Composers: Concert Music, 1960-2000 is the first to appear in a groundbreaking four-volume series devoted to compositions by women across Western art music history. Each chapter opens with a brief biographical sketch of the composer before presenting an in-depth critical-analytic exploration of a single representative composition, linking analytical observations with questions of meaning and sociohistorical context. Chapters are grouped thematically by analytical approach into three sections, each of which places the analytical methods used in the essays that follow into the context of late twentieth-century ideas and trends. Featuring rich analyses and critical discussions, many by leading music theorists in the field, this collection brings to the fore repertoire from a range of important composers, thereby enabling further exploration by scholars, teachers, performers, and listeners.

All The Poems Of John Robert Colombo

Author : John Robert Colombo
ISBN : STANFORD:36105122163350
Genre : Canadian poetry
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The Virgin And The Nightingale

Author : Fleur Adcock
ISBN : UOM:39015008027149
Genre : Poetry
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Wonderful verse translations of medieval Latin lyrics.


Author : Fleur Adcock
ISBN : 1780373961
Genre : English poetry
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Hoard brings together poems Fleur Adcock had to keep under wraps for several years because they didn't suit the themes of her last two collections, The Land Ballot and Glass Wings. They include reflections on the tools of her trade (handwriting, typewriters), snatches of autobiography (a brief, ill-considered second marriage followed by her migration from New Zealand to England in 1963), and poems on trees, wildlife and everyday objects. Ellen Wilkinson, who led the Jarrow March in 1936, makes two appearances, joining Coleridge, several ancestors and two dogs. The most recent poems in the book recall Adcock's visits around the North Island of New Zealand in 2015, affirming her renewed although not uncritical affection for the country of her birth.

Penguin S Poems For Life

Author : Laura Barber
ISBN : UOM:39015074299267
Genre : American poetry
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A compilation of poems on childhood, growing up, making a living and making love, family life, getting older, and approaching death, and of mourning and commemoration.

The Mermaid S Purse

Author : Fleur Adcock
ISBN : 1780375700
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Fleur Adcock wrote these poems during the four years before the COVID-19 pandemic put a stop to them. The two chief settings are New Zealand, with its multi-coloured seas, and Britain, seen in various decades. There are foreign travels, flirtations, family memories, deaths and conversations with the dead. Katherine Mansfield, incognito, dodges an academic conference; there's a lesson in water divining as well as a rather unusual Christmas party. We meet several varieties of small mammal, numerous birds, doomed or otherwise, and some sheep. The book ends with a sequence in memory of her friend, the poet Roy Fisher.

52 Ways Of Looking At A Poem Or How Reading Modern Poetry Can Change Your Life

Author : Ruth Padel
ISBN : UOM:39015055796794
Genre : Books and reading
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Author : Michael O'Brien
ISBN : UOM:39015080890067
Genre : Poetry
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Sills gathers together poems from four of O'Brien's early books and combines them with later work, forming a selection from 1960-1999. O'Brien writes, "The poems dance their dance of stillness and motion. The issue is a quiet, patterned music, animated, disciplined, ecstatic; not closure, but recognition."This new edition provides the reader with the best introduction to O'Brien's work, a poet hailed as a modern master of the lyric form and a poet of genuine significance in the American canon.

A New Selected Poems

Author : Galway Kinnell
ISBN : 9780547524498
Genre : Poetry
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Contains selected poems from: What a Kingdom It Was (1960) Flower Herding on Mount Monadnock (1964) Body Rags (1968) The Book of Nightmares (1971) Mortal Acts, Mortal Words (1980) The Past (1985) When One Has Lived a Long Time Alone (1990) Imperfect Thirst (1994)

The British National Bibliography

Author : Arthur James Wells
ISBN : UOM:39015079755636
Genre : Bibliography, National
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The Edinburgh Book Of Twentieth Century Scottish Poetry

Author : Maurice Lindsay
ISBN : UOM:39015066788566
Genre : Poetry
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The most wide-ranging anthology of twentieth-century poetry in English and Scots available.

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