The Apothecary's Heir by Julianne BuchsbaumThe Apothecary's Heir by Julianne Buchsbaum

The Apothecary's Heir

byJulianne Buchsbaum

Paperback | May 29, 2012

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Selected for the National Poetry Series by Lucie Brock-Broido

Poet Julianne Buchsbaum has won acclaim for her "rich, lucid, alliterative lexicon, full of apt surprise" (Reginald Shepherd); "there is something of Wallace Stevens in her precision, her incredible diction," says Matthew Rohrer. Her new collection, The Apothecary's Heir, depicts a damaged world in which the speaker is trying to make sense of human relationships in the aftermath of loss. A series of meditations on landscapes of our postmodern world—a sickbed, a gas station, a bomb shelter, a rest stop along a highway—these supple poems explore the frailty of human connectedness and anatomize desire in a world of pharmaceuticals and microchips.

Julianne Buchsbaum received an MFA from the Iowa Writer's Workshop and a Ph.D. in literature from the University of Missouri. She is the author of two previous collections of poetry, Slowly, Slowly and A Little Night Comes, and her work has appeared in Verse, Southwest, and Harvard Review among other publications. She lives and works i...
Title:The Apothecary's HeirFormat:PaperbackDimensions:80 pages, 8.4 × 5.5 × 0.26 inPublished:May 29, 2012Publisher:Penguin Publishing GroupLanguage:English

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ISBN - 10:0143121413

ISBN - 13:9780143121411

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