Sestets is the nineteenth book from one of the country's most acclaimed poets, a masterpiece of formal rigor and a profound meditation on nature and mortality. It is yet another virtuosic showcase for Charles Wright's acclaimed descriptive powers, and also an inquiry into the nature of description itself, both seductive and dangerous: "a virtual world/ Unfit for the virtuous." Like his previous books, Sestets is seeded with the lyrics of old love songs and spirituals, and "there is always room to connect his highly ...

Sestets 2010, Farrar Straus Giroux, New York

ISBN-13: 9780374532147

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Sestets 2009, Farrar Straus Giroux, New York

ISBN-13: 9780374261153

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