"Cooley finds occasion for celebration in the minute and circumstantial events of day-to-day living . . . [his] obsession with interpreting each aspect of the ‘miraculous ordinary’ forms the most distinctive feature of his verse."—The Gettysburg Review
A reissuing of The Van Gogh Notebook, poems by Peter Cooley.
- Carnegie-Mellon University Press
- Publication date:
- Carnegie Mellon Classic Contemporary Series: Poetry
- Edition description:
- New Edition
- Product dimensions:
- 5.50(w) x 9.10(h) x 0.30(d)
Meet the Author
PETER COOLEY was born in Detroit and grew up there and in the suburbs of the city. A graduate of Shimer College, the University of Chicago, and the University of Iowa, he lives in New Orleans, where he is Professor of English at Tulane University. Married and the father of three children, he has published seven books of poetry including A Place Made of Starlight, Sacred Conversations, The Astonished Hours, The Van Gogh Notebook, Nightseasons, The Room Where Summer Ends, and The Company of Strangers.
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