The Neighbor

Overview

The Neighbor is a book of portraits and portraiture. Like the eccentric and mysteriously heroic citizens of E. A. Robinson's Tilbury Town, Collier's figures haunt a startlingly familiar neighborhood. In clear, rich language, Collier reveals the complexities that emerge from his characters' seemingly uneventful lives.
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Overview

The Neighbor is a book of portraits and portraiture. Like the eccentric and mysteriously heroic citizens of E. A. Robinson's Tilbury Town, Collier's figures haunt a startlingly familiar neighborhood. In clear, rich language, Collier reveals the complexities that emerge from his characters' seemingly uneventful lives.
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Product Details

  • ISBN-13: 9780226113593
  • Publisher: University of Chicago Press
  • Publication date: 1/1/1995
  • Series: Phoenix Poets Series Series
  • Edition description: 1
  • Pages: 69
  • Product dimensions: 5.56 (w) x 8.48 (h) x 0.28 (d)

Table of Contents

Acknowledgments
Archimedes 3
The Secretary 6
Vietnam 9
Breughel 11
The Temple of Light, 1972 13
Mission Boulevard 15
The Steam Engine 16
2212 West Flower Street 18
The House of Being 20
Frohlichkeit 25
The Raccoon 27
The Barber 28
Bread Route 30
The Magician 32
Robert Wilson 34
The Parish Fiesta 35
Whistler 37
The Rancher 39
The Fairy Tale 43
Baton 45
Ricordo: Citta del Vaticano 47
Drill 49
The Welder 51
Pictures Drawn by Atomic Bomb Survivors 53
Letter from Mrs. C. G. Vogt 55
The French Horn 57
The Water Dream 59
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