The fifty-nine poems in Thomas Carper's newest collection start at the beginning -- childhood -- and move from the concrete to the more abstract problem of presenting reality through artistic expression. A master of traditional forms, Carper aims throughout to achieve a certain imaginative hold on things.Praise for Thomas Carper's Fiddle Lane: "A superb technician, Carper manages the demanding form with an ease, a late-20th-century naturalness, that can cause a reader to forget that the flowing, witty experience he is ...

From Nature 1995, Johns Hopkins University Press, Baltimore, MD

ISBN-13: 9780801852084