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Against romance : poems

Author: Michael Blumenthal
Publisher: New York, N.Y., U.S.A. : Viking, 1987.
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Genre/Form: Poetry
Additional Physical Format: Online version:
Blumenthal, Michael.
Against romance.
New York, N.Y., U.S.A. : Viking, 1987
(OCoLC)573965772
Document Type: Book
All Authors / Contributors: Michael Blumenthal
ISBN: 0670818682 9780670818686
OCLC Number: 15251491
Description: xiv, 110 pages ; 24 cm
Contents: I. Against romance. It happens --
The dangers of metaphor --
Mt. Auburn cemetery --
The romanticist --
The foreshadowings --
The chambermaid --
Separated --
Museum piece --
Overwhelming --
Separate rooms --
A modern alphabet --
A marriage --
At Lucy Vincent Beach, Easter Sunday, 1986 --
Against romance --
For/against --
Death of a romantic. II. Civilities. Good intentions --
Manners --
What a time! --
Garments --
Academic suppers --
Charm --
To each his own --
Civilities --
The artichokes of midnight --
L'addition --
For a friend, having abandoned all he once stood for --
Renovations --
Suburban --
The letting. III. The art of poetry. The tip of the iceberg --
The word love --
Trying to learn basketball at 37 --
Seven o'clock muse --
Stamps --
A modern poet --
The pleasures of abstraction --
Advice to my students: how to write a poem --
Dancing with a de-constructionist --
Prayer to be recited after a Jacques Derrida lecture It is best not to sit at your desk too long, but to rise --
The New Yorker poem --
Brevities --
The source. IV. The hearts of men. The walkers of hurricanes --
A man grieves always for the ships he has missed --
Skototropic --
Dr. Wuschti --
Lucky --
The happy nihilist --
The hearts of men --
Etymology lesson on the road to Rome --
The heart of Quang Duc --
The man who needed no one --
The scullers --
Trip to bountiful --
The new story of your life. V. Stillnesses. The mountains of evening --
The lovers sleep late on Sunday. It is good. --
Grace --
The analysand --
Somewhere else --
Stones in love --
Winter solstice, 1983 --
Before Bonnard's The terrace, Sunday afternoon --
Patience --
The beautiful is the familiar --
The pleasures of old age --
Doubled --
Halved --
Dusk: mallards on the Charles River --
The end.
Responsibility: by Michael Blumenthal.

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