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The Year of the Olive Oil
     

The Year of the Olive Oil

by Charles North
 

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Poetry. "Charles North writes urban idylls: fragments of perceptions, things seen and thought about: 'Exfoliating the leather of a wallet stuffed with dry goods.' Wit is never distant from the scenes he invents, a metaphysical wit suggestive of Marvell, and one that is not satirical, but informed with pity. His joy in words, and the things words adumbrate,

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Poetry. "Charles North writes urban idylls: fragments of perceptions, things seen and thought about: 'Exfoliating the leather of a wallet stuffed with dry goods.' Wit is never distant from the scenes he invents, a metaphysical wit suggestive of Marvell, and one that is not satirical, but informed with pity. His joy in words, and the things words adumbrate, is infectious: we catch a contagion of enlightenment. To me, he is the most stimulating poet of his generation" -James Schuyler.

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ISBN-13:
9780914610663
Publisher:
Hanging Loose Press
Publication date:
01/01/1989
Pages:
75

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