War Stories: Poems About Long Ago and Now

War Stories: Poems About Long Ago and Now

by Howard Nemerov


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Product Details

ISBN-13: 9780226572437
Publisher: University of Chicago Press
Publication date: 12/28/1990
Edition description: 1
Pages: 70
Product dimensions: 5.75(w) x 8.00(h) x 0.26(d)

Table of Contents

1. The War in the Streets
To Joy Our Student, Bidding Adieu
The Royal Visit
Ultima Ratio Reagan
At Sixties and Seventies
On an Occasion of National Mourning
Happy Hour
The Shopping Mall, the Moral Law
Found Poem
Playing the Machine
The Biographer's Mandate
The Bluejay and the Mockingbird
Drowning the Book
2. The War in the Air
Low-Level Cross-Country
Night Operations, Coastal Command RAF
The War in the Air
The Faith
Double Negative
World Lines
D-Day + All the Years
Remembering the Way
The Shadow Side
The Afterlife
3. The War in the Heavens
In the Beginning
More Joy in Heaven
Economic Man
In Transit
Theater of the Absurd
To Peter Raven on his Fiftieth Birthday
Night Piece
Freezing the Rain
A Reader of Mysteries
On Reading King Lear Again, 1984
The Celestial Emperor
To Dante
A Christmas Card of Halley's Comet
All Things Made New for Now
Landscape with Self-Portrait

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