Includes Penelope's Song in which the author interweaves in a book-length sequence an account of the dissolution of a contemporary marriage with the ...Show synopsisIncludes Penelope's Song in which the author interweaves in a book-length sequence an account of the dissolution of a contemporary marriage with the story of Homer's Odyssey. This collection of poetry also explores the notion of the nostos, the homecoming.Hide synopsis
Description:Fine in Fine jacket. The first edition of this, the author's...Fine in Fine jacket. The first edition of this, the author's fourth book of poetry--Gluck won the Pulitzer Prize for Poetry in 1993. This has a label attached to the front panel of the dust jacket that states this was the winner of that year's Melville Kane Award. 60 pp.
Description:A fine copy in fine dust jacket. GLUCK, Louise. MEADOWLANDS ...A fine copy in fine dust jacket. GLUCK, Louise. MEADOWLANDS [Poems]. Octavo, cloth spine, paper-coverd boards, pp. (x), 61, [i]. Poet Louise Gluck was born in New York City, in 1943; she attended Columbia University, received a Pulitzer Prize for poetry (for 'The Wild Iris' in 1993), a National Book Critics Circle Award (for 'The Triumph of Achilles' in 1985), the Academy of American Poet's Prize (for 'Firstborn'), the Bollingen Prize in Poetry (in 2001) and was named U. S. Poet Laureate (from 2003-2004).
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