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The Insistence of Beauty: Poems

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  • The Insistence of Beauty: Poems (W. W. Norton & Company) – Trade paperback (2006)
    by Stephen Dunn

    The Insistence of Beauty: Poems

    Trade paperback, W. W. Norton & Company
    2006
    English
    89 pages

    ISBN: 0393327434
    ISBN-13: 9780393327434

    "Beauty isn't nice. Beauty isn't fair;" So, in part, states an epigraph for this stunning new collection, his thirteenth, by the Pulitzer Prize winner for Poetry (2000). First traversing betrayal and loss, Stephen Dunn then moves to speak of new love, with its attendant pleasures and questioning. The title poem, perhaps emblematic of the book as a whole, is evocative of beauty's often surprising manifestations even in the light of tragedy; as on that terrible day "when those silver planes came out of the perfect blue." ... Show more

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