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Inverse sky : poems

Author: John Isles
Publisher: Iowa City : University of Iowa Press, ©2008.
Series: Kuhl House poets.
Edition/Format:   eBook : Document : State or province government publication : EnglishView all editions and formats
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Part Baudelairian flâneur, an Arcadian shepherd, the speaker in John Isles's brave new Inverse Sky encounters a fragmented history. It is nineteenth-century California, and the missions are still burning after the Americans establish the Bear Flag Republic; it is the twenty-first century, and the miners of 49 are relegated to a mural in an arcade. Both a loner and a lover, Isles's pilgrim-poet takes us on a journey  Read more...
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Genre/Form: Electronic books
Poetry
Additional Physical Format: Print version:
Isles, John.
Inverse sky.
Iowa City : University of Iowa Press, ©2008
(DLC) 2008009628
Material Type: Document, Government publication, State or province government publication, Internet resource
Document Type: Internet Resource, Computer File
All Authors / Contributors: John Isles
ISBN: 9781587297274 1587297272
OCLC Number: 646887542
Description: 1 online resource (ix, 61 pages).
Series Title: Kuhl House poets.
Responsibility: by John Isles.

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It is nineteenth-century California, and the missions are still burning after the Americans establish the Bear Flag Republic; it is the twenty-first century, and the miners of '49 are relegated to a  Read more...

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The poems of "Inverse Sky "transpire in a magic climate conducive to old Edens and new evangels. Here are wantonness and water-lights written starkly. And here, too, are tender shades I have not met Read more...

 
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