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The Metamorphoses
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|November 3, 2009

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A masterpiece of Western culture, this is the first attempt to link all the Greek myths in a cohesive whole to the Roman myths of Ovid?s day. Horace Gregory, in this modern translation, turns his own poetic gifts toward a deft reconstruction of Ovid?s ancient…
The Canterbury Tales
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|February 4, 2003

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Nevill Coghill’s masterly and vivid modern English verse translation with all the vigor and poetry of Chaucer’s fourteenth-century Middle English In  The Canterbury Tales  Chaucer created one of the great touchstones of English literature, a…
Slovenly Love
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|November 30, 2003

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Slovenly Love is Méira Cook's third book of poetry. A Fine Grammar of Bones and Toward a Catalogue of Falling, both collections of lyrics, are now joined by a fascinating long poem composed of five sequences. "A Year of Birds" sensuously explores erosion of…
The Improved Binoculars
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|October 15, 1989

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The 87 poems included in the first (1956) edition of The Improved Binoculars were selected from the eight volumes the poet published in the first ten years of his career. The publication of the book -- simultaneously by The Ryerson Press (Canada), Migrant Books…
The Glass Lodge
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|September 1, 2006

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A Few Words for January
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|October 25, 2006

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&quotLeedahl’s book may be the first I&#146ve read over the past year which I would confidently recommend for even the most avid poetry hater: the language and structure of these poems make them very easy to read... A Few Words for January could act as a…
Riot Lung
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|October 15, 2012

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Riot Lung is a well-balanced introduction to a new voice. Horlick's poems vibrate with spontaneity and yet retain an intimacy that is emotionally intoxicating. Whether reflecting on her coming of age moments within her family, or measuring the impact of both the…
Opening in the Sky
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|July 7, 1994

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Opening in the Sky is Armand Ruffo's first collection of poetry. Drawing from his Ojibway heritage, the author explores identity, alienation, liberation, love and loss. His poems examine the violence against the Native peoples and the land. Black-and-white…
You Are Not Who You Claim
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|March 16, 1994

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At eighteen, Evelyn Lau published a journal of her life on "the streets" and her experiences with drugs and prostitution. Runaway was a chronicle of harsh survival, pain, and an obsession with writing which helped provide an escape from the deadness of the…
Body Rites: Beyond The Darkening

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Awful Gestures:
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|June 15, 2002

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Wallace Stevens' torrid words serve as both epigraph and incantation for Adrienne Weiss's powerful debut collection. Like Stevens, the poet acts as an intuitive observer and an almost violently acute mystic throughout these extravagant poems. Awful Gestures is…
The M Poems
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|January 1, 1983

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Sparse and elegant poems by the author of Songs and Dances . A subtle rhythmic sense and distaste for redundancies characterize this volume, which will appeal to readers who appreciate lucid effects and metaphorical economy.