Maiden Speech

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Maiden Speech is the debut collection from a witty new poet, Eleanor Brown, who writes powerfully of love, and hilariously of love's pitfalls. Her work has appeared in various magazines and anthologies. She received a Gregory Award in 1993 frnm the Society of Authors.
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Overview

Maiden Speech is the debut collection from a witty new poet, Eleanor Brown, who writes powerfully of love, and hilariously of love's pitfalls. Her work has appeared in various magazines and anthologies. She received a Gregory Award in 1993 frnm the Society of Authors.
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Product Details

  • ISBN-13: 9781852243517
  • Publisher: Bloodaxe Books
  • Publication date: 11/29/1996
  • Pages: 64
  • Product dimensions: 5.52 (w) x 8.46 (h) x 0.21 (d)

Meet the Author

Eleanor M. Brown
Eleanor M. Brown
Born and raised in the Washington, D.C. area, Eleanor Brown now lives in Colorado.
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Table of Contents

Bitcherel 9
Tragic Hero 10
Gossip Mosquito 11
Pity 12
She should have been 14
Imitations of Immortality 15
The Lads 16
The Oak Room 18
Fifty Sonnets 19
Out 44
Essex Girls 45
Prelude 46
Mazurka 47
Etude 48
Waltz 49
Terrible Sonnet 50
Why him and not you 51
Your Cake 52
Beauty and the Prince Formerly Known as Beast 54
Mantis 56
Leda, no Swan 57
Jezebel to the Eunuchs 58
Jael Discourses on Manners to the Corpse of Sisera 59
Calypso 60
Penelope 62
What Song the Syrens Sang 64
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