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The guns and flags project

Author: Geoffrey G O'Brien
Publisher: Berkeley : University of California Press, ©2002.
Series: New California poetry.
Edition/Format:   eBook : Document : EnglishView all editions and formats
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Obsessed with work and dream, shot through with weather and color, Geoffrey G. O'Brien's spirited debut pursues the possibility of the lyric itself - whether the voice raised "with melodies/and thinking" can be rescued from the ongoing disaster of progress.
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Genre/Form: Electronic books
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O'Brien, Geoffrey G. (Geoffrey Gordon), 1969-
Guns and flags project.
Berkeley : University of California Press, ©2002
(DLC) 2001048052
(OCoLC)47705465
Material Type: Document, Internet resource
Document Type: Internet Resource, Computer File
All Authors / Contributors: Geoffrey G O'Brien
ISBN: 9780520936140 0520936140 0585466440 9780585466446
OCLC Number: 52861513
Reproduction Notes: Electronic reproduction. [S.l.] : HathiTrust Digital Library, 2010. MiAaHDL
Description: 1 online resource (ix, 85 pages).
Details: Master and use copy. Digital master created according to Benchmark for Faithful Digital Reproductions of Monographs and Serials, Version 1. Digital Library Federation, December 2002.
Contents: Acknowledgments; The Premiere of Reappearance; Second Shift; Absence of the Archbishop; Solubility; Isabel's First House; Thoughts of a Judge; Eloign; Early Description; The Sentry-Box; Parts of a House; Tale with a Cascading Moral; Excelsior; Observations on the Florida Question; Reverent Estimations; Palinode; Two Philosophers; Plants Waving in Different Directions; In the Idle Style; The Truth in Italy; Standing before Paintings; Constantly So Near; An Unusual Optimism; Stanzas from Oliveira's Third Dream; Man Called Aerodynamics; Of a Pressing Nature; A Soldier's Uniform; The Guestbook.
Series Title: New California poetry.
Responsibility: by Geoffrey G. O'Brien.

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