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Change of address : poems, new and selected

Author: David R Slavitt
Publisher: Baton Rouge : Louisiana State University Press, 2005.
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"A selection of recent work as well as the best from thirteen volumes of poetry published across four decades, Change of Address highlights the magnitude and scope of David Slavitt's poetic achievement. Meditating on both the quotidian and the sublime and ranging from brilliant satire to tender elegy, this retrospective collection brings into sharp relief Slavitt's intelligence, strength of voice, and ease in varied  Read more...
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Material Type: Internet resource
Document Type: Book, Internet Resource
All Authors / Contributors: David R Slavitt
ISBN: 0807130036 9780807130032 0807130044 9780807130049
OCLC Number: 56793740
Description: ix, 260 pages ; 24 cm
Contents: New Poems --
Change of Address --
Kindertotenleid --
Dust Mites --
Pussy Cat, Pussy Cat --
Intruder --
Eden --
Mars --
Dying Bird --
Homage to Catatonia --
Sestina --
Foliage --
Death --
Soul --
The Traitor Bird --
Colonial Graveyard --
Birthday Poem --
Crazy Delmore --
from Suits for the Dead (1961) --
Warning --
Balloon --
from The Carnivore (1965) --
Nursery Rhyme --
Ride the High Country --
F.A.O. Schwarz --
Elegy for Walter Stone --
The Lemmings --
Grenade Fishing --
from Day Sailing (1969) --
Tableau a la Rousseau --
Sestina for the Last Week of March --
from Child's Play (1972) --
Child's Play --
Weeding: Florida, January --
from Vital Signs (1975) --
Foreign Body --
Conquistador --
Night Creatures --
A Lament, for My Wife --
Cruising --
Glass Exhibit: Old Sturbridge Village --
Clam Digging --
Tough Characters --
Le Babouinisme --
Intellectual Women --
from Rounding the Horn (1978) --
Poster --
In Poland, Pigs --
The Vandal --
Lobsters --
Eczema --
Going West --
Glaucus --
Courtyard --
Walking the Dog --
Nudes --
The Animal Act --
from Big Nose (1983) --
Fairy Tale --
Big Nose --
Jacob --
To His Reader --
Ramon Fernandez Recollects --
Agamemnon Speaks --
Museum Piece --
Last Days at Delphi --
Titanic --
The Elm --
Ailanthus --
from The Walls of Thebes (1986) --
Bloody Murder --
The Whippets --
Tambourine --
Caution --
Wilson's Pen --
The Last Dalmatian --
Wading --
Guts --
Unveiling --
Old Photo --
from Equinox (1989) --
Henry Taylor Shows Me His Parents' Barn --
Equinox.
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"A selection of recent work as well as the best from thirteen volumes of poetry published across four decades, Change of Address highlights the magnitude and scope of David Slavitt's poetic achievement. Meditating on both the quotidian and the sublime and ranging from brilliant satire to tender elegy, this retrospective collection brings into sharp relief Slavitt's intelligence, strength of voice, and ease in varied poetic forms."--Jacket.

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