Still Life With Oysters and Lemon: On Objects and Intimacy

Still Life With Oysters and Lemon: On Objects and Intimacy

by Mark Doty

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Overview

Mark Doty's prose has been hailed as "tempered and tough, sorrowing and serene" (The New York Times Book Review) and "achingly beautiful" (The Boston Globe). In Still Life with Oysters and Lemon he offers a stunning exploration of our attachment to ordinary things-how we invest objects with human store, and why.

Product Details

ISBN-13: 9780807066096
Publisher: Beacon Press
Publication date: 01/28/2002
Edition description: New Edition
Pages: 80
Sales rank: 323,171
Product dimensions: 5.51(w) x 8.48(h) x 0.26(d)

About the Author

Mark Doty is the author of six books of poems and two memoirs, Heaven's Coast and Firebird. A Guggenheim, Ingram-Merrill, and Whiting Fellow, he has also received the National Book Critics Circle Award and the PEN/Martha Albrand Prize for Nonfiction. He teaches at the University of Houston, and divides his time between Houston and Provincetown, Massachusetts.

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