Burning of the Three Fires

Product Number: EB00665021
Released: Mar 27, 2016
Business Term: Purchase
ISBN: #9781934414712
Publisher: BOA Editions Ltd.
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Description

Burning of the Three Fires shows Jeanne Marie Beaumont using her characteristic variety of techniques: dramatic monologues, lists, prose poems, object poems, and ekphrasis, to which she adds biography, elegy, and rites. This book takes a multifaceted look at womanhood: there are dolls, historic and modern girlhoods, mythic retellings of characters from Goldilocks to the Bride of Frankenstein, emotionally charged domestic trinkets, and even a conversation with Sylvia Plath conducted via a Magic 8- Ball. Jeanne Marie Beaumont is the author of Curious Conduct (BOA Editions, Ltd., 2004) and the National Poetry Series-winning book Placebo Effects. She lives in New York City.

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Original Publish Date: Aug 31, 2010

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