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The Wilds : New California Poetry - Mark Levine

The Wilds

New California Poetry

By: Mark Levine, Forrest Gander (Designed by), Robert Hass (Editor), Brenda Hillman (Editor), Calvin Bedient (Editor)

Paperback Published: 10th April 2006
ISBN: 9780520240414
Number Of Pages: 74

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In his third book of poems, Mark Levine continues his exploration of the rhythms and forms of memory. "The Wilds" is set in the border regions between natural and cultivated states, childhood and adulthood, past and present. "We were boys," says the speaker of the opening poem, "boyish, almost girls./Left alone on the roof, we would have dwindled." Austere and lyrical, the music of these poems resonates with echoes of poetic tradition-Wyatt, Jonson, Milton, Eliot-yet is singularly modern.

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"Mark Levine's poems meld wit with the profoundest gravity, peculiar narratives with linguistic precision, and hubris with sorrow. Read them." - Susan Wheeler, author of Ledger and Record Palace"

Acknowledgments
Ontario Quarry Bering
Strait Arboretum Grade Three Two Women Document Then
Hand Dock Habitat Animal Insect
This Day Last Year in Yellowstone National Park
Nurse Rent Triangle Remember
The Wilds
Song Belongings Early
Poem Child's Song Night
Autumn Refuge Event
Song Willow
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ISBN: 9780520240414
ISBN-10: 0520240413
Series: New California Poetry
Audience: Professional
Format: Paperback
Language: English
Number Of Pages: 74
Published: 10th April 2006
Publisher: University of California Press
Country of Publication: US
Dimensions (cm): 20.96 x 13.97  x 1.27
Weight (kg): 0.11

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