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Of thee I sing : poems

Author: Timothy Liu
Publisher: Athens : University of Georgia Press, ©2004.
Series: Contemporary poetry series (University of Georgia Press)
Edition/Format:   Print book : State or province government publication : EnglishView all editions and formats
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In his fifth book of poems, Timothy Liu addresses a tripartite ""Thee"": the Divine, the Beloved, and the State. A precarious dance between the spiritual and the material ensues, the lyric poem  Read more...

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Genre/Form: Poetry
Material Type: Government publication, State or province government publication, Internet resource
Document Type: Book, Internet Resource
All Authors / Contributors: Timothy Liu
ISBN: 0820326003 9780820326009
OCLC Number: 52962880
Description: 66 pages ; 22 cm.
Contents: Ars poetica --
Duck hunting --
Giacometti --
Triptych in black lipstick --
Last day --
Nor'easter forty miles offshore --
Full fathom five --
Watching the battleship Potemkin --
Monologue with the void --
Having transcended the cares of this world --
The expulsion --
Sine qua non --
Archaic torso --
Waking up --
A song of experience --
Little elegy in G minor --
To autumn --
Anthem for doomed youth --
Felix culpa --
With cherubim and a flaming sword --
A blessing --
The marriage --
The assignation --
The gates of hell --
Sturm und drang --
Hic et nunc --
Just you wait --
Il Trittico --
Tenderness in a dark age --
Anniversary --
F-stop --
Getting there --
Bisexuality --
Noli me tangere --
The marriage --
Golden fleece --
Of thee I sing --
All hallows --
Distant laughter --
From sea to shining sea --
At county general --
Songs we know but cannot sing --
No worse off than a houseboy unemployed --
Target --
Bleecker Street --
In hot pursuit --
A crown --
La divina --
Visiting my mother's grave --
Romance --
Woman with dog, 1917 --
Wake me up when the real opera begins --
Like an emperor gored by a papal bull.
Series Title: Contemporary poetry series (University of Georgia Press)
Responsibility: by Timothy Liu.
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"Timothy Liu writes out of an angry materialism, ill-fitting body, disappointment at every turn.... Lots of humor erupts to keep the machine going. Is will the same as desire? It didn't used to be, Read more...

 
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