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After the fall : poems old and new

Author: Edward Field
Publisher: Pittsburgh, Pa. : University of Pittsburgh Press, ©2007.
Series: Pitt poetry series.
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After the Fall refers to the twin towers, and is Field's ode to the events that transpired thereafter--the war in Iraq and the attack on civil rights in America--as well as his own personal struggles over the indignities of aging. --Publisher's description.
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Document Type: Book
All Authors / Contributors: Edward Field
ISBN: 9780822959809 0822959801
OCLC Number: 154790039
Description: x, 205 pages ; 22 cm.
Contents: New poems: What poetry is for: Credo --
Homeland security --
Letter on the brink of war --
Good-bye to Berlin --
My favorite president --
In memory of my foreskin --
Holding up the universe --
Oedipus schmoedipus --
If this be Jews --
Too late --
Mission accomplished --
What poetry is for --
Judgment at Nuremberg --
Dead man walking: Dead man walking --
In praise of my prostate --
When it struck him --
Taking my breath away --
Mrs. Wallace Stevens --
Prospero, in retirement --
After the fall: After the fall --
Selected poems: From Stand up, friend, with me (1963): Hydra --
Donkeys --
Prologue --
Journey --
View of Jersey: Notes from a slave ship --
Bill to my father --
Telephone --
Statue of liberty --
Sonny Hugg and the porcupine --
Graffiti --
Unwanted --
Sleeper --
At the Coney Island Aquarium --
Charmed pool --
Ode to Fidel Castro --
From Variety photoplays (1967): Curse of the cat woman --
Frankenstein --
Bride of Frankenstein --
Sweet Gwendolyn and the countess --
Whatever happened to May Caspar? --
Nancy --
Life of Joan Crawford --
World War II --
Giant Pacific octopus --
Tailspin --
From A full heart (1973): New York --
Being Jewish --
Lost, dancing --
David's dream --
Sharks --
From Stars in my eyes (1978): Mae West --
Comeback --
From New and selected poems, from the book of my life (1987): Triad --
Oh, brother! --
From Poland --
Narcissus --
Poems on a theme: In praise --
Shy guy --
Afghanistan --
To love --
From Counting myself lucky, poems 1963-1992 (1992): The winners and the losers --
Waiting for the communists --
Blinks --
Dietrich --
Hear, O Israel --
Trop tard pour Paris --
Last bohemians --
World traveler --
Rule of the desert --
Sex among the savages --
Callas --
Guide --
Garbo --
From A frieze for a temple of love, poems 1993-1997 (1998): Colombian gold --
My sister, the queen --
Magic words --
Colossus --
St. Petersburg, 1918 --
Bukowski option --
From "A man and his penis": Old acquaintance --
From "My life as a dog": Power source --
Sorry, I never slept with Allen Ginsberg --
Acknowledgements.
Series Title: Pitt poetry series.
Responsibility: Edward Field.
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