Selected Poems / Edition 1

Selected Poems / Edition 1

by Fanny Howe
     
 

ISBN-10: 0520222636

ISBN-13: 9780520222632

Pub. Date: 04/11/2000

Publisher: University of California Press

The theme of these poems is the exile of the spirit in this world and the painfully exciting, yet small margin in which return from exile is imaginable and perhaps even possible." "Boston is the setting of some of the early poems, and Ireland, the birthplace of Howe's mother, the geographic home of O'Clock, a series of poems whose subject is the spirit, many of which…  See more details below

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The theme of these poems is the exile of the spirit in this world and the painfully exciting, yet small margin in which return from exile is imaginable and perhaps even possible." "Boston is the setting of some of the early poems, and Ireland, the birthplace of Howe's mother, the geographic home of O'Clock, a series of poems whose subject is the spirit, many of which are included in this selection." "Metaphysics and the physical world play off each other in Howe's work.

Product Details

ISBN-13:
9780520222632
Publisher:
University of California Press
Publication date:
04/11/2000
Series:
New California Poetry Series
Edition description:
New Edition
Pages:
213
Product dimensions:
5.50(w) x 8.25(h) x 0.63(d)

Table of Contents

From inside my eyes, looking out9
The Third Time9
By the Parks10
For Lesley10
Animula11
Hares Boxing12
Spring Grazing14
Titchwell15
Equinox16
Winter Economy16
Carnage17
The Hitch-Hiker18
Strix19
B Roads22
The Emperor Hadrian's Farewell to His Soul23
Buzzard Soaring23
Four Windows24
Blue25
Crows in Snow27
Gardening in Avernus28
Three Stanzas in memoriam W. H. Auden29
Rosehill30
The Broken Road33
Culvert34
Rites of Passage34
Homage to James K. Baxter38
Waiting for the Day39
Buzzards40
In Transit40
The Doppel Gang43
The Hooded Gods44
The Night Self45
Lower Lumb Mill45
Skara Brae54
At Vanishing Point56
The Roof Tree59
From the Pampas61
Death Song62
El Dia del Amor63
Vivir Pobre67
Tierra Caliente68
Living in Colombia69
Walking Off the Fear70
From the Ridge85
The Flying Horse90
A Final Flourish100
Footsteps on a Path100
The Workshop in the Quarry101
Jack the Lad102
The Spirit of Lumley Hall103
After the Vintage Procession105
The Country over My Shoulder106
An Accommodation106
Working Through Resistance107
Smokey108
Valentines110
Oyster Mushroom113
Two Poems from Presences of Jazz114
In All My Holy Mountain116
Border Songs126

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