New Dark Ages / Edition 1

New Dark Ages / Edition 1

by Donald Revell
     
 

ISBN-10: 0819511862

ISBN-13: 9780819511867

Pub. Date: 01/16/1991

Publisher: Wesleyan University Press

New Dark Ages is a book of ideas that exhibits a rare quality – adventurousness. The poems are intelligent and deeply felt, complex and crystal clear. Donald Revell writes about things as tender and as complicated as happiness and freedom. His poetry brims with images, wonder, and discovery, as it seeks to answer such questions as :If the original idea of

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New Dark Ages is a book of ideas that exhibits a rare quality – adventurousness. The poems are intelligent and deeply felt, complex and crystal clear. Donald Revell writes about things as tender and as complicated as happiness and freedom. His poetry brims with images, wonder, and discovery, as it seeks to answer such questions as :If the original idea of America is defunct, what has taken its place? If privacy is no more, how do we go about the business of loving? If God and history have become one, what is the relationship between morality and expediency?” And, above all, “Why is it that, in spite of all, the twentieth century is so heart-breakingly beautiful – a true vindication of humanism?”

Product Details

ISBN-13:
9780819511867
Publisher:
Wesleyan University Press
Publication date:
01/16/1991
Series:
Wesleyan Poetry Series
Edition description:
New Edition
Pages:
72
Product dimensions:
5.50(w) x 8.00(h) x 0.26(d)

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