Miriam's Book: A Poem

Miriam's Book: A Poem

by Harold Schweizer

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Overview

Miriam's Book is about a young Jewish woman's traumatic experiences in WW2 and subsequently her child's exposure to her post-traumatic stress disorder. While much of this narrative poem or verse novella is based on historical events, the fictional parts and the dislocations of syntax and temporal sequence aim to convey the terrifying uncertainty and disorientation suffered by victims of war and flight.

Product Details

ISBN-13: 9781942515746
Publisher: Fomite
Publication date: 01/02/2017
Edition description: New Edition
Pages: 160
Product dimensions: 5.00(w) x 8.00(h) x 0.37(d)

About the Author

Harold Schweizer's most recent publications include a volume of poems The Book of Stones and Angels (Tupelo Press) as well as two books of philosophical prose, Rarity and the Poetic: The Gesture of Small Flowers (Palgrave) and On Waiting (Routledge). He is professor of English at Bucknell University.

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