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Ziggurat

Author: Peter Balakian
Publisher: Chicago ; London : University of Chicago Press, ©2010.
Series: Phoenix poets.
Edition/Format:   Print book : Poetry : EnglishView all editions and formats
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Widely known for his memoir and nonfiction on the Armenian genocide, Peter Balakian is also an accomplished poet, and Ziggurat is his first book of poems in nine years. Exploring history, self, and imagination, as well as his ongoing concerns with catastrophe and trauma, many of Balakian's new poems wrestle with the aftermath and reverberations of 9/11.Whether reliving the building of the World Trade Towers in the  Read more...
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Genre/Form: Poetry
Document Type: Book
All Authors / Contributors: Peter Balakian
ISBN: 9780226035642 0226035646 9780226035666 0226035662
OCLC Number: 490081846
Notes: Poems.
Description: 73 pages ; 24 cm.
Contents: Acknowledgments; One; Going to Zero; Warhol / Madison Ave. / 9-11; World Trade Center / Mail Runner / '71; Warhol / Blue Jackie; World Trade Center / Mail Runner / '73; Warhol / Electric Chair / '63; World Trade Center / Black Holes / '74; Warhol / Race Riot / '63; Elevator, Midtown, '74; Two; A-Train / Ziggurat / Elegy; Three; Three Decades; Reading Dickinson / Summer '68; Grant's Tomb; Self-Portrait with Bird; The Alley; Early Spring; Blue Room; 9 /11, Emily Dickinson; Sarajevo; Notes.
Series Title: Phoenix poets.
Responsibility: Peter Balakian.

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A book of poems. Exploring history, self, and imagination, as well as the poet's concerns with catastrophe and trauma, it wrestles with the aftermath and reverberations of 9/11.  Read more...

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