The Commonplace Odes [NOOK Book]

Overview

A strong new collection from an important poet, his first in seven years. It draws inspiration from the odes of Horace (and Keats), shows a new reflective and sober mood, but also evokes the rich world of the senses and the pleasures of the moment.
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The Commonplace Odes

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Overview

A strong new collection from an important poet, his first in seven years. It draws inspiration from the odes of Horace (and Keats), shows a new reflective and sober mood, but also evokes the rich world of the senses and the pleasures of the moment.
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Product Details

  • ISBN-13: 9781775581758
  • Publisher: Auckland University Press
  • Publication date: 7/1/2001
  • Sold by: Barnes & Noble
  • Format: eBook
  • Pages: 60
  • File size: 136 KB

Meet the Author



Ian Wedde is the author of fifteen collections of poetry, six novels, two collections of essays, a collection of short stories, a monograph on the artist Bill Culbert and several art catalogues. He has also been co-editor of two poetry anthologies. His own work has been widely anthologised, and has appeared in journals nationally and internationally. In 2010 he was awarded an ONZM in the Queen's Birthday Honours, and in 2011 was made New Zealand Poet Laureate.
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Table of Contents

Epode: a conversation 1
To the Muse 7
To the Cookbook 8
To Bill Culbert and Ralph Hotere: Art Noir 9
To my twin brother 10
Do Donna's young dogs 11
To my mirror 15
To Leone 16
The Leone II 17
To Leone III 18
To the millennium 19
Epistle to a Virtuous Lieutenant 20
To art and praxis 25
To utopias 26
To Peter McLeavey 27
To Milan Mrkusich 28
To the Korean pug dog 29
To the tin trunk of images 33
To death 34
To the pulao 35
To the monsoon 36
To my sons 37
Epistle to John Dickson 38
To Taranaki 43
The Ernst Dieffenbach 44
To beauty 45
To Mount Victoria 46
To Autumn 47
Carmen saeculare: for Carol and Abe 48
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