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Author: Rae Armantrout
Publisher: Middletown, Conn. : Wesleyan University Press, ©2009.
Series: Wesleyan poetry.
Edition/Format:   Book : EnglishView all editions and formats
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A collection of poetry organized in two sections. The first section, "Versed," play with vice and versa, the perversity of human consciousness. They flirt with error and delusion, skating on a thin ice that inevitably cracks. The second section, "Dark Matter," alludes to more than the unseen substance thought to make up the majority of mass in the universe. The invisible and unknowable are confronted directly as  Read more...
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Genre/Form: Poetry
Document Type: Book
All Authors / Contributors: Rae Armantrout
ISBN: 9780819568793 0819568791 9780819569035 0819569038
OCLC Number: 262787450
Awards: National Book Critics Circle Award for Poetry, 2009.
Pulitzer Prize for Poetry, 2010.
Description: ix, 121 p. ; 24 cm.
Contents: Versed --
Dark matter.
Series Title: Wesleyan poetry.
Responsibility: Rae Armantrout.

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Features two of the author's collections of poetry, offering readers a view of the arc of her writing. This title features the poems that play with vice and versa, the perversity of human  Read more...

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"Always smart, given to sardonic humor, and surprisingly down-to-earth" Publishers Weekly "Poetry that conveys the invention, the wit and the force of a mind that contests all assumptions." New York Read more...

 
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