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A trick of sunlight : poems

Author: Dick Davis
Publisher: Athens : Swallow Press/Ohio University Press, ©2006.
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"In his new collection of poems, Dick Davis, the acclaimed author of Belonging, addresses themes that he has long worked with?travel, the experience of being a stranger, the clash of cultures, the vagaries of love, the pleasures and epiphanies of meaning that art allows us. But A Trick of Sunlight introduces a new theme that revolves around the idea of happiness?is it possible, must it be illusory, is its  Read more...
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Additional Physical Format: Online version:
Davis, Dick, 1945-
Trick of sunlight.
Athens : Swallow Press/Ohio University Press, ©2006
(OCoLC)607837877
Document Type: Book
All Authors / Contributors: Dick Davis
ISBN: 0804010889 9780804010887 0804010897 9780804010894
OCLC Number: 62615917
Description: vi, 53 pages ; 22 cm
Contents: "The heart has its abandoned mines ..." --
Chevrefeuille --
Getting away --
Water --
Happiness --
Heredia --
The man from Provins --
Before sleep --
The old model's advice to the new model --
Edgar --
Listening --
What I think --
The scholar as a naughty boy --
Anglais Mort a Santa Barbara --
The skeptic --
Driving --
Do you remember those few hours we spent --
Flying back --
Three Emilys --
Turgeniev and friends --
Under $6 a bottle --
"They are not long, the days of wine and roses ..." --
Shopping --
Chagrin --
Pasts --
A visit to grandmother's --
Can we? --
Cythere --
Young scholar --
Farsighted --
On a remark of Karl Kraus --
I lay down in the darkness of my soul --
Preferences --
Small talk.
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Presents a collection of poems, in which the acclaimed author of "Belonging", addresses themes that he has worked with - travel, the experience of being a stranger, the clash of cultures, the  Read more...

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"[H]is prosodic manners are immaculate; this guy knows how to write formal verse, without a dropped, stretched, or off-beat foot anywhere in sight. ... Marvelous reading." - Booklist "Davis's poems Read more...

 
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