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The promised folly

Author: Judith Hall
Publisher: Evanston, Ill. : TriQuarterly Books/Northwestern University Press, 2003.
Edition/Format:   Print book : EnglishView all editions and formats
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In this work, Judith Hall explores the folly that follows mere existence and gives it back to her readers in different voices - Venus, Walt Whitman, Julius Caesar, ""Ma"" Rainey - voices that contain  Read more...

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Genre/Form: Poetry
Material Type: Internet resource
Document Type: Book, Internet Resource
All Authors / Contributors: Judith Hall
ISBN: 0810151367 9780810151369 0810151375 9780810151376
OCLC Number: 50644026
Description: 74 pages ; 24 cm
Contents: The Princess --
Fold Here: For United States: Found Poems --
Rumors Play on Rumors of a Plague --
Upon the Losses of Her Lovers --
The Feather President --
Upon the Bed-Trick Played on Jack --
"Worship of Venus" --
After the Declaration of Independence --
Variations on a National Air --
Crazy Horse in Wannsee --
I Saw in Late November Pumpkins --
"Precious Things" --
Worship of Mars --
Days of 1948 --
Work Song --
The Et Tu Etudes --
White Bottom Blues --
Complaint of the Poet to Her Purse --
Balm --
Souvenir of the New World --
Little Journeys to M. de Tocqueville's Dump --
Poem for the Wheat Penny --
"No Stamping or Whistling Allowed in This Comique!" --
Cheers of the Poet to Her Purse.
Responsibility: Judith Hall.
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"Judith Hall is one of the best and most intellectually exciting young poets in America. A knowing reader of history and philosophy, both of which she uses to unusual and stylish effect, she is also Read more...

 
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