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Casanova's ankle

Author: Elizabeth Smither; Jurgen Waibel
Publisher: Auckland, N.Z. : Oxford University Press, ©1981.
Edition/Format:   Print book : Poetry : EnglishView all editions and formats
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" ... This is [Smither's] fifth collection. ... The sequence follows Casanova in the chase, from middle-age to death, casting an ironic eye on the supreme tactician in his pursuit of perfection, and through him, on attitudes of romantic love generally. ..."--Book flap.
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Genre/Form: New Zealand poetry
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Additional Physical Format: Online version:
Smither, Elizabeth, 1941-
Casanova's ankle.
Auckland : Oxford University Press, ©1981
(OCoLC)644863310
Document Type: Book
All Authors / Contributors: Elizabeth Smither; Jurgen Waibel
ISBN: 0195580788 9780195580785
OCLC Number: 9786016
Description: 46 pages : illustrations ; 22 cm
Responsibility: Elizabeth Smither ; drawings by Jurgen Waibel.

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" ... This is [Smither's] fifth collection. ... The sequence follows Casanova in the chase, from middle-age to death, casting an ironic eye on the supreme tactician in his pursuit of perfection, and through him, on attitudes of romantic love generally. ..."--Book flap.

"Acknowledgements are due to the editors of the following publications, in which some of these poems have appeared: Climate, Islands, London Magazine. 'Casanova's ankle' and 'Casanova's equipment box' were published in You're very seductive William Carlos Williams" ([Dunedin, N.Z. :] John McIndoe, 1978); 'Casanova answers a letter' and 'Casanova in midwinter' were published in The legend of Marcello Mastroiannii's wife ([Auckland, N.Z. :] Auckland University Press, 1981)."--Back page.

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