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Death of a Lady's Man : A Collection of Poetry and Prose - Leonard Cohen

Death of a Lady's Man

A Collection of Poetry and Prose

Hardcover

Published: 13th May 2010
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A collection of poetry and prose interspersed with lyrics, discursive passages, and diary extracts from the legendary Canadian songwriter-poet First published in 1978, the theme of this insightful and moving poetry collection is love with all its dilemmas. It is largely autobiographical in tone, offering the reader insights into Cohen's private world. From the 1950s and 1960s onward, Cohen's mournful, thought-provoking lyrics and poems have formed the backdrop to the musings of generations; this reissue, following on the huge success of his 2009 concerts, extends the experience to yet more new readers.

"A pure and profane pleasure." Record Collector "
"Brilliant, explosive, a fountain of talent . . .James Joyce is not dead. . .he lives under the name of Cohen. . .writing from the point of view of Henry Miller." Boston Herald on Beautiful Losers"
"Book of Longing has exceptional range. It is clear yet steamy, cosmic yet private, both playful and profound." New York Times on Book of Longing"

I Knelt Beside a Streamp. 11
Your Moment Nowp. 14
The Cafép. 16
The Changep. 18
Death to This Bookp. 20
Another Roomp. 22
Our Government-in-Exilep. 24
The Absence of Monicap. 28
Death of a Lady's Manp. 30
My Wife and Ip. 34
The News You Really Hatep. 36
I Have Taken Youp. 38
It Would Be Cruelp. 40
I Decidedp. 42
The Beetlep. 44
Orionp. 46
To Deal With Youp. 46
The Altarp. 50
The Housep. 52
This Marriagep. 54
The Photographp. 56
It's Probably Springp. 58
Another Familyp. 60
I Should Not Say Youp. 62
The Asthmaticp. 64
The Lover After Allp. 66
A Sense of the Morningp. 68
Kefip. 70
Your Girlp. 72
I Bury My Girl Friendp. 74
The Promisep. 76
The Other Villagep. 78
The Old Daysp. 80
A Working Manp. 82
Approaching the Thronep. 84
The Unclean Startp. 85
Angelicap. 91
The Next Onep. 92
No One Watchingp. 94
The Eventp. 96
The Jellyp. 98
You Have No Formp. 100
My Dead Dogp. 101
The Dreamp. 102
A Modest Giftp. 104
The Kwikanice Cafép. 106
I Like the Way You Opposed Mep. 108
Beside My Sonp. 110
She Has Given Me the Bulletp. 112
The Good Fightp. 114
The Dovep. 116
The Rosep. 119
Another Man's Womanp. 122
St. Francisp. 124
The Drawingp. 126
O Wife Unmaskedp. 128
The Windowp. 131
The Radiop. 132
The Idols of the Lordp. 134
Your Deathp. 137
Petitionsp. 140
The Language of Lovep. 142
Speech to My Old Friendp. 144
The Visitp. 146
The Planp. 148
Sacrificep. 151
I Think You Like It Rawp. 152
Traditional Training and Servicep. 153
Now I Come Before Youp. 157
Which Is So Beautifulp. 160
The Rebellionp. 162
Across the Street (1975)p. 165
The Price of This Bookp. 168
Formal in His Thought of Herp. 170
Daily Commercep. 173
This Wretchp. 176
Early This Morningp. 177
I'm Glad I'm Drunkp. 178
Hurry to Your Dinnerp. 180
Slowly I Married Herp. 182
The Transmissionp. 184
The Pro (1973)p. 187
The Mouth of the Cavep. 188
My Life in Artp. 190
The Night I Joinedp. 194
Everything That Is Unengagedp. 195
How to Speak Poetryp. 196
The One in the Yellow Sweaterp. 200
She Salutes Me Againp. 201
The Politics of This Bookp. 202
All Summer Longp. 204
If I Am Not Her Servantp. 205
The Centresp. 208
One of These Daysp. 209
You're Not Supposed to Be Herep. 210
Final Examinationp. 212
Index of First Linesp. 214
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ISBN: 9780233003009
ISBN-10: 0233003002
Audience: General
Format: Hardcover
Language: English
Number Of Pages: 224
Published: 13th May 2010
Publisher: Carlton Books Ltd
Country of Publication: GB
Dimensions (cm): 22.3 x 14.6  x 2.1
Weight (kg): 0.38