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by Beth Ann Fennelly

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A new collection by a poet declared "one of the most exciting poets of her generation" (Harvard Review).


A new collection by a poet declared "one of the most exciting poets of her generation" (Harvard Review).

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Verse Daily
“Dramatic, complex . . . and enthralled with language . . . genuinely outstanding.”
The Southern Register
“This collection is stunning in its technical range and in its emotional complexity.”
“A feast of light and sound.”

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Norton, W. W. & Company, Inc.
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6.50(w) x 8.60(h) x 0.70(d)

Meet the Author

Beth Ann Fennelly is the author of three poetry collections, Unmentionables, Tender Hooks, and Open House; one memoir, Great with Child: Letters to a Young Mother; and a novel, The Tilted World, coauthored with her husband, Tom Franklin. She teaches at the University of Mississippi, and is also the state’s Poet Laureate. She lives in Oxford, Mississippi.

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Unmentionables 3 out of 5 based on 0 ratings. 2 reviews.
Anonymous More than 1 year ago
AnnBKeller More than 1 year ago
Beth Ann Fennelly delves into what we consider unmentionable. At times coarse, my favorite poems in this book were verses about a French Impressionist painter, which harkened back to a more elegant age. The language in this section was more than tolerable and hints at the true artistry of the poet. It is a shame that the rest of the poetry collection was not written in a similar manner. Replete with off color language and sexual innuendo. Definitely not for the younger set.