Poems exploring the theme of sexual, emotional, political, and spiritual desire through the eyes of a poet's characters examine the age in which we live, where dreams are not as easy as they once were.
|Publisher:||Carcanet Press, Limited|
|Product dimensions:||5.36(w) x 8.55(h) x 0.35(d)|
About the Author
Jorie Graham is the author of twelve collections of poetry, including The Dream of the Unified Field, which won the Pulitzer Prize. She lives in Cambridge, Massachusetts, where she teaches at Harvard University. The recipient of numerous awards, including the Pulitzer, the Forward Prize and the International Nonino Prize, Graham's work is widely translated.
Most Helpful Customer Reviews
I had to read this book in grad school. Most of my colleagues and I were stunned at its stupifying language, its complete idiocy, the impossibility of finding relevance within the pages. It's what I consider to be the absolute worst in contemporary poetry, and yet Ms. Graham is considered by the mainstream to be among the greatest. Mind boggling! This book will leave you wishing for razor blades....