Night Street Repairs by A.f. MoritzNight Street Repairs by A.f. Moritz

Night Street Repairs

byA.f. Moritz

Paperback | March 20, 2004

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To read A.F. Moritz is to find out what it means to be alive at this juncture of history. These poems are mansions, both derelict and opulent. Wander in with the mind open and hear what the ages, humanity, and the myth of progress have wrought.

Night Street Repairs contains necessary meditations on time, modernity, and our current situation as a society of appetite flirting with self-destruction. Many voices act as vigilant witness to our urban wastes and wastefulness. Moritz's unmistakable cadences -- magisterial, philosophical, and funny -- mingle among the ancients, the Bible, Leopardi, Montale, and Rilke as he extends his already prestigious and singular poetic project.

A. F. MORITZ has written nineteen books of poetry. His work has received the Griffin Poetry Prize, the Guggenheim Fellowship, the Award in Literature of the American Academy of Arts and Letters, Poetry magazine's Beth Hokin Prize, the Ingram Merrill Fellowship, the ReLit Award, the Raymond Souster Award, and three shortlistings for the...
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Title:Night Street RepairsFormat:PaperbackDimensions:96 pages, 8.5 × 5.5 × 0.37 inPublished:March 20, 2004Publisher:House Of Anansi Press IncLanguage:English

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ISBN - 10:0887847048

ISBN - 13:9780887847042

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