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Half-Light: Collected Poems 1965-2016


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Half-Light: Collected Poems 1965-2016 - Bidart, Frank
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Gathered together, the poems of Frank Bidart perform one of the most remarkable transmutations of the body into language in contemporary literature. His pages represent the human voice in all its extreme registers, whether it's that of the child-murderer Herbert White, the obsessive anorexic Ellen West, the tormented genius Vaslav Nijinsky, or the poet's own. And in that embodiment is a transgressive empathy, one that recognises our wild appetites, the monsters, the misfits, the misunderstood among us and inside us. Few ...

Half-Light: Collected Poems 1965-2016 2018, Farrar, Straus and Giroux, New York

ISBN-13: 9780374537692

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Half-Light: Collected Poems 1965-2016 2017, Farrar, Straus & Giroux Inc, New York

ISBN-13: 9780374125950