Siste Viator / Edition 1

Siste Viator / Edition 1

by Sarah Manguso
     
 

ISBN-10: 1884800696

ISBN-13: 9781884800696

Pub. Date: 04/30/2006

Publisher: Four Way Books

“This book is for those of us who want to read more poetry but are frequently stopped by its—what is it? Its chilly self-seriousness? Its unwillingness to hold our hand every so often, while cracking an easy joke? Either way, Sarah Manguso, like her spiritual siblings David Berman and Tony Hoagland, is a friendly kind of savior and guide. Her writing is

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“This book is for those of us who want to read more poetry but are frequently stopped by its—what is it? Its chilly self-seriousness? Its unwillingness to hold our hand every so often, while cracking an easy joke? Either way, Sarah Manguso, like her spiritual siblings David Berman and Tony Hoagland, is a friendly kind of savior and guide. Her writing is gorgeous and cerebral (imagine Anne Carson) but she doesn't skimp on the wit (imagine Anne Carson's ne'er-do-well niece). Poetry-fearers, don't back away from this beautiful book; these might be the pages that bring you back into the form.” —Dave Eggers

Product Details

ISBN-13:
9781884800696
Publisher:
Four Way Books
Publication date:
04/30/2006
Edition description:
New Edition
Pages:
74
Product dimensions:
6.00(w) x 9.25(h) x 0.23(d)
Age Range:
14 Years

Table of Contents

Everything
Asking for More
This Might Be Real
Civic Pride
Getting over the Twentieth Century
Jupiter Has Sixty-One Moons
Reverance
Justice for the Undelivered
Est, Est, Est
The Black Garden
Prayer
What Concerns Me Now
A Flag-Raising
Ice-Lyric
There Is Such Thing
The Ten Thousand
Address on the Tenth Day
The Dictionary
Will We?
Tired
Kitty in the Snow
Waking Up
Better to Shed No Light on the Mystery Than to Shed Bad Light
There Is No Such Thing as Skill
They Are Unlike Us in Almost Every Other Way
Wickedest Man
Nature
Ancient Gods Walk the Earth
Love Letter (Clouds)
Burning
Hand Model
An Idea with No Bodily Counterpart
Invocation to the Muse
Hell
Astonomical Projection
The Only Thing to Pray for Is Fire
Address to an Absent Lover
Address from One Place to Another
Things I Have Learned
A Final Love Poem
Tell Me, Tell Me Who...
Painting Dream
The Idea of Italy
Alas, They Sighed, You Were Not Like Us
I Don't Know to Call It Bitterness or Joy
The Movement of a Caravan over the Landscape
The Trick is Not Minding
Friend
The Haunted Igloo
Nepenthe
A Glittering
Oblivion Speaks
Notes

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