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Author: Rae Armantrout
Publisher: Middletown, Conn. : Wesleyan University Press, 2010.
Series: Wesleyan poetry.
Edition/Format:   Print book : Poetry : English : 1st Wesleyan pbkView all editions and formats
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A collection of poetry organized in two sections. The first section, "Versed," plays 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: 9780819570918 0819570915
OCLC Number: 623971392
Notes: Originally published: Middletown, Conn. : Wesleyan University Press, ©2009.
Awards: Pulitzer Prize for Poetry, 2010.
National Book Critics Circle award winner, 2009.
National Book Award finalist, 2009.
Description: ix, 121 pages ; 23 cm.
Contents: Results --
Versed --
Fetch --
Address --
Vehicles --
A resemblance --
Outer --
Relations --
Babel --
Operations --
Help --
Name calling --
Pleasure --
Guess --
Locality --
Wannabe --
Stretch --
Left behind --
Amplification --
Bonding --
Through --
Scumble --
Worth while --
Dilation --
Inscription --
Either side --
Equals --
New genres --
Presto --
Decor --
New --
Heaven --
Lengths --
Just --
What we mean --
The catch --
Running --
Later --
Own --
Birth order --
Together --
On your way --
Translation --
Around --
Dark matter --
Unbidden --
Had --
Simple --
In place --
Music --
Perfect --
Whatever --
Solution --
Resounding --
Like --
Poem --
Djinn --
The racket --
Provenance --
Previews --
Missing persons --
The line --
Slip --
Hey --
Integer --
Report --
Left --
Several --
Concentrate --
Minimum sum --
Lasting --
Versions --
The light --
Fade --
Take-out --
Apartment --
Remaining --
Still --
Hoop --
Anchor --
The hole --
Someone --
Only --
Thrown --
Pass --
Passage --
Fact.
Series Title: Wesleyan poetry.
Responsibility: Rae Armantrout.

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