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Twenty-Seven Props for a Production of Eine Lebenszeit

Twenty-Seven Props for a Production of Eine Lebenszeit

by Timothy Donnelly
     
 

ISBN-10: 0802139574

ISBN-13: 2900802139572

Pub. Date: 01/10/2003

Publisher: Grove/Atlantic, Inc.

Seducing the reader with his ability to summon up any sensibility or thought with a master's ease, Timothy Donnelly's debut collection pairs an extraordinary gift for rhetorical exuberance with a stunning poetic maturity. For its thoughtfulness, range, and sheer energy, Twenty-seven Props for a Production of Eine Lebenszeit is a remarkable work from one of our most

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Seducing the reader with his ability to summon up any sensibility or thought with a master's ease, Timothy Donnelly's debut collection pairs an extraordinary gift for rhetorical exuberance with a stunning poetic maturity. For its thoughtfulness, range, and sheer energy, Twenty-seven Props for a Production of Eine Lebenszeit is a remarkable work from one of our most original young poets.

Product Details

ISBN-13:
2900802139572
Publisher:
Grove/Atlantic, Inc.
Publication date:
01/10/2003
Series:
Grove Press Poetry Series
Edition description:
NE
Pages:
112

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Table of Contents

Forewordix
1
Twenty-seven Props for a Production of Eine Lebenszeit3
An Inflorescence5
Sonata ex Machina7
Isn't It Romantic?12
Der Nachtschwarmer13
Marblehead15
Fanny Fowler's Poetry and Dioramas Workshop17
Chance of Infinity in a Little Room
1.The Ghost of a Flea23
2.An Autocracy on the Lounge24
3.The Queen in Fifteen Couplets25
4.Vera on Atmosphere27
5.Her Palm, Her Apotheosis29
Maintenance30
2
Scarecrow in Magnolia35
Accidental Species36
Three Panels Depending on the Heart
1.Known Minutiae40
2.Willful to Sicken41
3.The Truer42
Reading of Medieval Life, I Wonder Who I Am43
Monastic45
Pansies Under Monkshood: A Folly46
Bangor50
The Spleen's Own Music
1.Purgatory Chasm52
2.Nauseous House54
3.Through a Darkness, an Intelligence56
4.For a Missing Face58
5.Dark Night on the Inside of a Rock59
6.Self Exhibited As a Wasting Phoenix60
7.Ease61
Relief in Gestures Artificial and Oblique62
3
The Monarchy of Papier-mache67
The Driver of the Car Is Unconscious68
Anything to Fill In the Long Silences70
From a Further Meaning Faded77
Delphinium80
Kneeling Man with Cane on Construction81
An Acting Appendix83
His Long Imprison'd Thought
1.It Is Not the Man Who Has Too Little, but the Man Who Craves More, That Is Poor84
2.Cold Tributary84
3.Man Is a Reasoning Animal85
4.Swamplife86
5.It Is a Rough Road That Leads to the Heights of Greatness87
6.Dream88
7.It Is Better, of Course, to Know Useful Things Than to Know Nothing89
8.Fall in Sumac90
Birdsong from Inside the Egg92
Notes95
Acknowledgments97

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