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The Incognito Lounge / Edition 2
     

The Incognito Lounge / Edition 2

by Denis Johnson
 

ISBN-10: 0887484735

ISBN-13: 9780887484735

Pub. Date: 01/01/2007

Publisher: Carnegie-Mellon University Press

Raymond Carver said of The Incognito Lounge, Denis Johnson’s third and most widely acclaimed book of verse: The subject matter is harrowingly convincing, is nothing less than a close examination of the darker side of human conduct. Why do we act this way? Johnson asks. How should we act? His best poems are examples of what the finest poetry can do:

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Raymond Carver said of The Incognito Lounge, Denis Johnson’s third and most widely acclaimed book of verse: The subject matter is harrowingly convincing, is nothing less than a close examination of the darker side of human conduct. Why do we act this way? Johnson asks. How should we act? His best poems are examples of what the finest poetry can do: bring us closer to ourselves and at the same time put us in touch with something larger.

Product Details

ISBN-13:
9780887484735
Publisher:
Carnegie-Mellon University Press
Publication date:
01/01/2007
Series:
Carnegie Mellon Classic Contemporary Series: Poetry
Edition description:
New Edition
Pages:
80
Product dimensions:
5.50(w) x 9.25(h) x 0.30(d)

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Table of Contents

ONE
The Incognito Lounge
White, White Collars
Enough
Night
Heat
The Boarding
The Song
The White Fires of Venus

TWO
Nude
Vespers
The Story
Surreptitious Kissing
From a Berkeley Notebook
On the Olympic Peninsula
A Woman
Now

THREE
Ten Months After Turning Thirty
In a Light of Other Lives
For Jane
Sway
The Circle
The Woman in the Moon
The Flames

FOUR
Minutes
The Coming of Age
You
Poem
Radio
Tomorrow
The Confession of St. Jim-Ralph
Passengers

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