Picture Window: Poems - Hollander, John, Professor
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In this deeply philosophical and highly inventive new collection, John Hollander, the distinguished author of numerous books of poetry, offers profound yet playful meditations on the reflective mind and on the words with which we come to know the world. In forms as varied as sonnets, songs, and ancient odes, he muses over the ways we use (and misuse) language as "we grasp the world by ear, by heart, by head / And keep it in a soft continuingness." Here, too, are striking verses about the passage of time as recorded by the ...

Picture Window: Poems 2005, Knopf Publishing Group

ISBN-13: 9780375710131

Trade paperback

Picture Window: Poems 2003, Alfred A. Knopf

ISBN-13: 9781400040070