Another Reason

Paperback | March 25, 2014

byCarl Dennis

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From the winner of the Pulitzer Prize and the Ruth Lilly Prize

The poems in Carl Dennis’s new collection Another Reason assume that our efforts to reason with ourselves and with others about what matters to us are necessary to escape the purely private point of view, to provide the houses we live in with doors and windows. These poems enact a drama of attempted persuasion, as the poet confers with himself, with intimates, and with strangers, if only in the hope that by defining differences more precisely one may be drawn into a genuine dialogue. As the poet asserts and questions his own authority, encountering a wide range of competing claims from other voices, we find ourselves included in a conversation that deepens our notion of the human community.

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From the winner of the Pulitzer Prize and the Ruth Lilly PrizeThe poems in Carl Dennis’s new collection Another Reason assume that our efforts to reason with ourselves and with others about what matters to us are necessary to escape the purely private point of view, to provide the houses we live in with doors and windows. These poems e...

Carl Dennis is the author of eleven previous works of poetry, as well as a collection of essays, Poetry as Persuasion. In 2000 he received the Ruth Lilly Prize for his contribution to American poetry. His 2001 collection Practical Gods won the Pulitzer Prize. He lives in Buffalo, New York.

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Format:PaperbackDimensions:112 pages, 8.97 × 5.98 × 0.32 inPublished:March 25, 2014Publisher:Penguin Publishing GroupLanguage:English

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ISBN - 10:0143125222

ISBN - 13:9780143125228

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