Elegies for the Water: Poems

Elegies for the Water: Poems

by Philip Lee Williams
ISBN-10:
0881461423
ISBN-13:
9780881461428
Pub. Date:
03/01/2009
Publisher:
Mercer University Press

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Elegies for the Water: Poems

In this collection, Philip Lee Williams shows again his well-known ability to combine the arresting image with the moment of sudden insight. Deeply intertwined with the natural world of his Georgia country home, Williams's poems are testaments both to time-tested forms and the free impulse of contemporary verse. While his poems are often clear and sharp as a winter stream, he also writes with a healthy respect for the dense, iconoclastic masters of twentieth-century poetry and from centuries before, examining order and disorder in the human and natural worlds with the kind of fascinated and passionate scrutiny he has shown in many earlier books.

Product Details

ISBN-13: 9780881461428
Publisher: Mercer University Press
Publication date: 03/01/2009
Edition description: New Edition
Pages: 96
Sales rank: 1,297,494
Product dimensions: 5.70(w) x 8.60(h) x 0.60(d)

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