Music from Home

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Music from Home is a substantial selec­tion of the poetry of Colleen McElroy. Her poetry sings her gentleness, hu­mor, sorrow and pain, and, above all, love. She is a remarkably flexible and gifted contemporary American poet whose poetry reflects her era. It sets down the essentials memorably, with wisdom as well as emotion.

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Used in cloth and DJ. With a Preface by John Gardner (then teaching at SIU) and an Introduction by Knute Skinner. A clean, tight copy. Slight foxing to the cloth, moderate ... rubbing and wear to the DJ with fading to the spine. ; Sagittarius Poetry Series; 8vo 8" - 9" tall; 100 pages; MUSIC FROM HOME is a substantial selection of the poetry of Colleen McElroy. Her poetry sings her gentleness, humor, sorrow and pain, and, above all, love. She is a remarkably flexible and gifted contemporary American poet whose poetry reflects her era. It sets down the essentials memorably, with wisdom as well as emotion. Read more Show Less

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Music from Home is a substantial selec­tion of the poetry of Colleen McElroy. Her poetry sings her gentleness, hu­mor, sorrow and pain, and, above all, love. She is a remarkably flexible and gifted contemporary American poet whose poetry reflects her era. It sets down the essentials memorably, with wisdom as well as emotion.

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  • ISBN-13: 9780809307746
  • Publisher: Southern Illinois University Press
  • Publication date: 11/1/1976
  • Edition description: 1st Edition
  • Pages: 120
  • Product dimensions: 5.50 (w) x 8.50 (h) x 0.63 (d)

Meet the Author

Colleen McElroy’s poetry has ap­peared in numerous magazines and has been collected in a previous volume, The Mules Done Long Since Gone. She is an Assistant Professor of English at the University of Washington.

Knute Skinner is Professor of English at Western Washington State College, Bellingham.

John Gardner is a poet, scholar, and novelist. He lives in Ben­nington, Vermont.

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