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Then & now : poems

Author: James Cummins
Publisher: Athens, Ohio : Swallow Press/Ohio University Press, ©2004.
Edition/Format:   Print book : EnglishView all editions and formats
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Then & Now reflects the same inventiveness and wit evident in James Cummins-s earlier books, with a deepening of tone and spirit. The result is a collection of poems filled with feeling and with  Read more...

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Additional Physical Format: Online version:
Cummins, James.
Then & now.
Athens, Ohio : Swallow Press/Ohio University Press, ©2004
(OCoLC)607194572
Material Type: Internet resource
Document Type: Book, Internet Resource
All Authors / Contributors: James Cummins
ISBN: 0804010668 9780804010665 0804010676 9780804010672
OCLC Number: 53374771
Description: 74 pages ; 24 cm
Contents: Spoken Nervously by Torchlight to Angry Villagers --
We'll Always Have Paris --
Lullaby of Broadway--
Spring Comes to Hamilton Avenue --
From a Notebook --
Poster Children --
To Helen Vendler and Jorie Graham at Harvard --
Tails --
The World's Trade --
Scene at the End of the World --
Home Fires --
Collegiality --
Orpheus Picks Up His Dry Cleaning --
Weary Orpheus --
Orpheus Watches His Daughter Blow Out Candles --
Orpheus Fixes Himself a Cup of Tea --
Tattoo --
Echo --
Elegy --
Donut Life --
Solstice Moon --
Practical Immortalities --
Now and Then --
Prayer for My Daughters --
After These Messages --
Doing Lunch --
Bay Bus Terminal, San Francisco, 1974 --
Epithalamium for a Teacher --
Old Man --
Nurses --
The Player --
Against Wordplay --
Doherty Christmas Show --
Poetry Reading --
Edmund Wilson and His Wife, Elena, Have Dinner with Edna St. Vincent Millay and Her Husband, Eugen Boissevain, August 6, 1948 --
Parasite --
Dream with Fred Astaire --
Song --
Needs --
For Margaret --
The Clockmaker. Spoken Nervously by Torchlight to Angry Villagers --
We'll Always Have Paris --
Lullaby of Broadway --
Spring Comes to Hamilton Avenue --
From a Notebook --
Poster Children --
To Helen Vendler and Jorie Graham at Harvard --
Tails --
The World's Trade --
Scene at the End of the World --
Home Fires --
Collegiality --
Orpheus Picks Up His Dry Cleaning --
Weary Orpheus --
Orpheus Watches His Daughter Blow Out Candles --
Orpheus Fixes Himself a Cup of Tea --
Tattoo --
Echo --
Elegy --
Donut Life --
Solstice Moon --
Practical Immortalities --
Now and Then --
Prayer for My Daughters --
After These Messages --
Doing Lunch --
Bay Bus Terminal, San Francisco, 1974 --
Epithalamium for a Teacher --
Old Man --
Nurses --
The Player --
Against Wordplay --
Doherty Christmas Show --
Poetry Reading --
Edmund Wilson and His Wife, Elena, Have Dinner with Edna St. Vincent Millay and Her Husband, Eugen Boissevain, August 6, 1948 --
Parasite --
Dream with Fred Astaire --
Song --
Needs --
For Margaret --
The Clockmaker.
Other Titles: Then and now
Responsibility: James Cummins.
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"To say that Cummins's performance is spirited, even high-spirited, is not enough; we must say that it is inspired, and thereby feeds our cravings for knowledge, for delight." -Richard Howard "These Read more...

 
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