A reissuing of Cold Pluto, poems by Mary Ruefle.
|Publisher:||Carnegie-Mellon University Press|
|Series:||Carnegie Mellon Classic Contemporary Series: Poetry|
|Product dimensions:||5.40(w) x 9.00(h) x 0.20(d)|
About the Author
MARY RUEFLE has published seven books of poetry: Among the Musk Ox People (Carnegie Mellon, 2002), Post Meridian (Carnegie Mellon, 2000), Cold Pluto (Carnegie Mellon, 1996), The Adamant (University of Iowa Press, 1989), winner of the 1988 Iowa Poetry Prize, Life Without Speaking (University of Alabama Press, 1987), and Memling’s Veil (University of Alabama Press, 1982). Apparition Hill, a manuscript completed in 1990, appeared in 2001. She has published widely in magazines and is the recipient of a National Endowment for the Arts Creative Writing Fellowship, a Whiting Writers’ Award, and an Award in Literature from the American Academy of Arts and Letters. Recently, she has been the visiting poet at the University of Massachusetts, Amherst, and at Western Michigan University.
Table of Contents
Wasps’ Nest • The Beaver • The Rooster • Peeling the Orange • Rain Effect • Controlling Factors • Before Bed • We’ve Never Met • The Missing Years • Ancestors • Nice Hands • Soap and Water • Rising Bodies • Out of a Hundred • The Hand • Talking to Strangers • Public Garden with a Weeping Tree • Spinster • Cold Pluto • On a Banquet with My Friends on an Autumn Afternoon at the Edge of a Lake • In Apple Blossom Time • The Butcher’s Story • Bavaria • The Brooch • The Death of Shelley • Evangelical • Casino • Merengue • A Sheet Over the Alps • A Roman Life • School of Denial • Candid in May • The Distance • Topophilia • The Smudge • The March • The Cart • Minor Figure • Yonder • Perpetually Attempting to Soar • Interview • Cold Perils • White Peaches • Australian Evidence • True Love • Cupid Dissolving • The Wild Rose Bush • Far Away Places • Conversion • Scene of Gathering Souls • The Neapolitan Effect • Glory • Stopwatch