Ants on the Melon

A Collection of Poems
Product Number: EB00162496
Released: Dec 27, 2013
Business Term: 2 Year
ISBN: #9780307554390
Publisher: Modern Library
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Description

Already singled out by The New York Times and the subject of a feature in The New Yorker, Virginia Adair has, after decades of shunning book publication, decided to collect eighty of her best poems in a volume that will surely be hailed as among the most accomplished works of our time. Ants on the Melon includes poems that concern the author's childhood, that explore sensuality in candid terms, that starkly treat her husband's suicide and her own blindness, and that explore both her own emotional landscape and the universal mysteries of the human condition. Technically brilliant, using strict, classical prosody, yet entirely modern in sensibility, Virginia Adair's poetry will play a central role in the ongoing American poetry renaissance. From the Hardcover edition.

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Author(s): Virginia Adair
Genre: Poetry
Original Publish Date: Nov 04, 2009

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