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The tormented mirror

Author: Russell Edson
Publisher: Pittsburgh, Pa. : University of Pittsburgh Press, ©2001.
Series: Pitt poetry series.
Edition/Format:   Print book : Poetry : EnglishView all editions and formats
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In 11 collections of poetry over 30 years, Russell Edson has created his own poetic genre, a surreal philosophical fable, easy to enter, but difficult to leave behind. In this volume, Edson seeks to  Read more...

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Genre/Form: Prose poems
Additional Physical Format: Online version:
Edson, Russell.
Tormented mirror.
Pittsburgh, Pa. : University of Pittsburgh Press, ©2001
(OCoLC)606067906
Online version:
Edson, Russell.
Tormented mirror.
Pittsburgh, Pa. : University of Pittsburgh Press, ©2001
(OCoLC)606539840
Document Type: Book
All Authors / Contributors: Russell Edson
ISBN: 0822957639 9780822957638
OCLC Number: 46313551
Description: 87 pages ; 19 cm.
Contents: The Haunted House --
The Secret Graveyard --
A Letter From Home --
Characters --
An Old Woman's Children --
Genital Secrets --
Monkey Achievement --
That ... --
Sweet Tooth --
The Babies --
The Flowerpot --
The Glandular Condition --
The Key --
The Laws --
The New Father --
The Position --
The Sleeper's Dark --
The Tormented Mirror --
Where Charity Begins --
The Antiques Shop --
Accidents --
Baby Pianos --
Balls --
Madam's Heart --
Meanwhile ... --
Pork Chops --
Sleep --
The Academic Sigh --
A Redundancy of Horses --
The Alfresco Moment --
The Bloodworthy Correspondence --
The Breast --
The Clock --
The Horse of Fashion.
Series Title: Pitt poetry series.
Responsibility: Russell Edson.

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With "The Tormented Mirror," Edson once again shows himself to be a master of the prose poem ... Edson's competent hands make the genre of prose poetry his own by the using the history of a tradition Read more...

 
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