Dime-Store Alchemy: The Art of Joseph Cornell

Dime-Store Alchemy: The Art of Joseph Cornell

by Charles Simic

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Dime-Store Alchemy: The Art of Joseph Cornell by Charles Simic

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In Dime-Store Alchemy, poet Charles Simic reflects on the life and work of Joseph Cornell, the maverick surrealist who is one of America’s great artists. Simic’s spare prose is as enchanting and luminous as the mysterious boxes of found objects for which Cornell is justly renowned. 

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ISBN-13: 9781590174869
Publisher: New York Review Books
Publication date: 09/20/2011
Series: NYRB Classics Series
Pages: 88
Sales rank: 824,137
Product dimensions: 4.90(w) x 7.90(h) x 0.20(d)

About the Author

Charles Simic is a poet, essayist and translator. He has published twenty collections of his own poetry, five books of essays, a memoir, and numerous of books of translations. He has received many literary awards for his poems and his translations, including the Pulitzer Prize, the Griffin Prize and the MacArthur Fellowship. The Voice at 3 A.M., his selected later and new poems, was published in 2003 and a new book of poems My Noiseless Entourage came out in the spring of 2005. His new ebook from New York Review Books is titled Confessions of a Poet Laureate.

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