Pleasure Dome: New and Collected Poems / Edition 1

Pleasure Dome: New and Collected Poems / Edition 1

by Yusef Komunyakaa
     
 

ISBN-10: 0819567396

ISBN-13: 9780819567390

Pub. Date: 09/20/2004

Publisher: Wesleyan University Press

Best known for Neon Vernacular, which won the Pulitzer Prize for Poetry in 1994, and for Dien Cai Dau, a collection of poems chronicling his experiences as a journalist in Vietnam, Yusef Komunyakaa has become one of America's most compelling poets. Pleasure Dome gathers the poems in these two distinguished books and five others -- over two and a half decades of…  See more details below

Overview

Best known for Neon Vernacular, which won the Pulitzer Prize for Poetry in 1994, and for Dien Cai Dau, a collection of poems chronicling his experiences as a journalist in Vietnam, Yusef Komunyakaa has become one of America's most compelling poets. Pleasure Dome gathers the poems in these two distinguished books and five others -- over two and a half decades of Komunyakaa's work. In addition, Pleasure Dome includes 25 early, uncollected poems and a rich selection of 18 new poems.

Product Details

ISBN-13:
9780819567390
Publisher:
Wesleyan University Press
Publication date:
09/20/2004
Series:
Wesleyan Poetry Series
Edition description:
New Edition
Pages:
468
Sales rank:
675,931
Product dimensions:
5.50(w) x 8.50(h) x 1.15(d)

Table of Contents

New Poems
Early Uncollected
Dedications and Other Darkhorses
Lost in the Bonewheel Factory
Copacetic
Toys in a Field
I Apologize for the Eyes in My Head
Dien Cai Dau
February in Sydney
Magic City
Neon Vernacular
Thieves of Paradise
Index of titles and first lines

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