The poems in Molly Bendall's powerful new collection, Dark Summer, cast a truly haunting light. Beneath the original and quirky luxuriance of her language rests an unsettling recognition of the instability of modern experience. Held in worlds replete with adornment and riddled by the inscriptions of passion, her figures constantly betray the erotic dimensions echoing in their voices and actions. From stages that seem at once familiar and inexplicable, her speakers address us with an unabashed -- even reckless -- bemusement; ...

Dark Summer 1999, Miami University Press

ISBN-13: 9781881163305

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Dark Summer 1999, Miami University Press

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