Deeds Of Utmost Kindness / Edition 1

Deeds Of Utmost Kindness / Edition 1

by Forrest Gander
     
 

ISBN-10: 0819512125

ISBN-13: 9780819512123

Pub. Date: 02/25/1994

Publisher: Wesleyan University Press

A haunting and peculiar travelogue, Deeds of the Utmost Kindness employs forms as diverse as haiku and prose poetry in settings that range from Japan to the rural Ozarks to contemporary Moscow. The compelling strangeness of the poems’ precise details exposes varied rhythms of thought and illustrated how different logics work in the metaphoric structures of…  See more details below

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A haunting and peculiar travelogue, Deeds of the Utmost Kindness employs forms as diverse as haiku and prose poetry in settings that range from Japan to the rural Ozarks to contemporary Moscow. The compelling strangeness of the poems’ precise details exposes varied rhythms of thought and illustrated how different logics work in the metaphoric structures of changing places . Yet behind the uneasy sense of dislocation felt by the constant traveler lies the personal, essentially moral, voice of the poet as observer.

Product Details

ISBN-13:
9780819512123
Publisher:
Wesleyan University Press
Publication date:
02/25/1994
Series:
Wesleyan Poetry Series
Pages:
92
Product dimensions:
6.00(w) x 9.00(h) x 0.22(d)

Table of Contents

Acknowledgments
Prelude1
Roasted Gingko5
The Blue Rock Collection17
Ozark Log27
The Second Presence41
Librettos for Eros51
The Faculty for Hearing the Silence of Jesus61

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