Conditions And Cures by Ken WaldmanConditions And Cures by Ken Waldman

Conditions And Cures

byKen Waldman

Paperback | April 1, 2006

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"Full of poems that stand alone as consummate accomplishments, Conditions and Cures nevertheless coheres as a book about life-and-death verities, strategies for survival or triumph or at least coping gracefully. The comic is one of those strategies, and Ken Waldman is often at his most hilarious when he's addressing subjects another poet might murder with solemnity. In addition, he frequently engages with demanding forms like pantoums, villanelles, sestinas and sonnets, submitting to their guidance but never losing his independence. The secret of such a trick is his ear: a professional musician, Waldman swears final allegiance to the body of our language, its sonorities and rhythms, to its possibilities as song-a co-strategy with the comic." -Philip Dacey
Title:Conditions And CuresFormat:PaperbackDimensions:84 pages, 8.5 × 5.5 × 0.2 inPublished:April 1, 2006Publisher:Steel Toe BooksLanguage:English

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ISBN - 10:0974326445

ISBN - 13:9780974326443

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