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Family preserve : poems

Author: Dabney Stuart
Publisher: Charlottesville : University of Virginia Press, 2005.
Edition/Format:   Print book : State or province government publication : EnglishView all editions and formats
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"A look at familial relationships and the function of memory, Family Preserve is a significant milestone in Dabney Stuart's long and distinguished poetic career, and an important addition to the elegy, open form, and ode."--Jacket.
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Genre/Form: Poetry
Material Type: Government publication, State or province government publication
Document Type: Book
All Authors / Contributors: Dabney Stuart
ISBN: 081392328X 9780813923284
OCLC Number: 56535229
Description: 145 pages ; 23 cm
Contents: The long good-bye --
Rescue --
An interlude at the grand hotel --
A ghost in his own house --
Celebration --
A gesture --
Last words --
The widow --
Taking the wheel --
Once more for my lady --
Mighty tall and handsome --
The soup jar --
People asleep --
Accounting --
Ties --
Turning --
Will the circle be unbroken? --
The opposite field --
Various designs, one covering --
The hospital of lies --
Two elegies for my father --
Separate parties --
Patrimony --
Fireworks --
Killdeer --
Sunburst --
Turntables --
Snorkeling in the Caribbean --
Listening --
Discovering my daughter --
Commencement --
The birds --
Appetites : variations --
Brothers --
Long gone --
Double exposures --
Sleepwalker.
Responsibility: by Dabney Stuart.

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Family Preserve gathers the family poems scattered throughout Dabney Stuart's books over the past four decades and intersperses them with previously unpublished poems. By turns comic and tragic, this  Read more...

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"Stuart is a resourceful poet who writes elegant traditional verse, wildly surreal experiments, imagistic free verse; he writes tight three-beat lines or long flowing lines or triadic step-down lines Read more...

 
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