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Breaths' burials : poems

Author: Gustaf Sobin
Publisher: New York : New Directions Pub. Corp., ©1995.
Series: New Directions paperbook, 781.
Edition/Format:   Print book : EnglishView all editions and formats
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The poems in Gustaf Sobin's newest collection, Breaths' Burials, establish a dialogue with silence. Breath, its syllables buried in the resonant space between the word and the void, unlocks "the gloriole, the ring of things released." Whether Sobin is writing about irises, Venetian architecture, or the wind-blown plateaus of his adopted Provence, his poems are nothing more nor less than a search for the redemptive,  Read more...
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Genre/Form: Collections
Document Type: Book
All Authors / Contributors: Gustaf Sobin
ISBN: 0811212998 9780811212991 0811212661 9780811212663
OCLC Number: 31171550
Notes: Includes index.
Description: vii, 101 p. ; 21 cm.
Contents: I. On the Fragility of Idols --
II. Lines from Pietro Longhi --
III. The Densities of Naught --
IV. Odes of Estrangement.
Series Title: New Directions paperbook, 781.
Responsibility: by Gustaf Sobin.

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The poems in Gustaf Sobin's newest collection, Breaths' Burials, establish a dialogue with silence. Breath, its syllables buried in the resonant space between the word and the void, unlocks "the gloriole, the ring of things released." Whether Sobin is writing about irises, Venetian architecture, or the wind-blown plateaus of his adopted Provence, his poems are nothing more nor less than a search for the redemptive, celebrating the regeneration of language out of itself. Breaths' Burials once again confirms the praise of Robert Duncan, who described Sobin's work as "a poetry of great distinction, awakening the spirit to a world of errant clarities renewed."

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