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Selected poems, 1965-1975

Author: Margaret Atwood
Publisher: Boston : Houghton Mifflin, ©1976.
Edition/Format:   Print book : EnglishView all editions and formats
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Poems deal with death, self-image, disasters, politics, children, evolution, history, the news, language, dreams, animals, and love.

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Document Type: Book
All Authors / Contributors: Margaret Atwood
ISBN: 0395404223 9780395404225
OCLC Number: 214878388
Description: 240 pages ; 23 cm
Contents: From the Circle Game this is a photograph of me --
After the flood, we The city planners --
Eventual Proteus --
The circle game --
Migration: C.P.R --
Journey to the interior --
Some objects of wood and stone --
Pre-amphibian --
against still life --
A place: fragments --
The explorers --
The settlers From The Animals in that Country The animals in that country --
A foundling --
The landlady --
A fortification --
At the tourist centre in Boston --
Elegy for the giant tortoises --
Roominghouse, winter --
It is dangerous to read newspapers --
Progressive insanities of a pioneer --
Speeches for Dr. Frankenstein --
Backdrop addresses cowboy --
I was reading a scientific article --
More and more --
A voice --
The reincarnation of Captain Cook --
Axiom --
The Journals of Susanna Moodie Journal I Disembarking at Quebec --
Further arrivals --
First neighbours --
The planters --
The wereman --
Paths and thingscape --
The two fires --
Looking in a mirror --
Departure from the bush Journal II Death of a young son by drowning --
The immigrants --
Dream 1: the bush garden --
1837 war in retrospect --
Dream 2: Brian the still-hunter --
Charivari --
Dream 3: night bear which frightened cattle --
The deaths of the other children --
The double voce Journal III Later in Belleville: career --
Daguerreotype taken in old age --
Wish: metamorphosis to heraldic emblem --
Visit to Toronto, with companions --
Solipsism while dying --
Thoughts from underground --
Alternate thoughts from underground --
Resurrection --
a bus along St Clair: December From Procedures for Underground Game after supper --
Girl and horse, 1928 --
The small cabin --
Midwinter, presolstice --
Procedures for underground --
Dreams of the animals --
Cyclops --
three desk objects --
Projected slide of an unknown soldier --
Comic books vs. history --
Highest altitude --
A morning --
A soul, geologically --
Habitation --
Woman skating --
Younger sister, going swimming --
Fishing for eel totems --
Buffalo in compound: Alberta --
Carrying food home in winter From Power Politics --
You fit into me --
You take my hand --
She considers evading him --
They eat out --
After the agony --
My beautiful wooden leader --
You want to go back --
Their attitudes differ --
After all --
Yes at first --
We are hard --
At first I was given --
You refuse to own --
We hear nothing --
You did it --
This is a mistake --
Beyond truth --
They are hostile nations --
Spring again --
I am sitting --
I see you --
What is it --
You are the sun --
Hesitations outside the door --
Lying here --
I look up --
I can't tell you --
They were all inaccurate From You are Happy --
Newsreel: man and firing squad --
November --
Digging --
Tricks with mirrors --
You are happy Songs of the Transformed Pig sont --
Bull song --
Rat song --
Crow song --
Song of the worms --
Owl song --
Siren song --
Song of the fox --
Song of the hen's head --
Corpse song Circe/Mud Poems Is/not --
Eating fire --
Four auguries --
Head against white --
There is only one of everything --
Late August --
Book of ancestors.
Responsibility: Margaret Atwood.

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