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The problem of the many

Author: Timothy Donnelly
Publisher: Seattle : Wave Books, [2019] ©2019
Series: Wave books (Seattle (Wash.)), 081.
Edition/Format:   Print book : Poetry : English : First edition
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If The Cloud Corporation is, as John Ashbery called it, "the poetry of the future, here, today," then Timothy Donnelly's third collection, The Problem of the Many, is the poetry of the future yet further pressed to the end of history. In astonishingly textured poems powerful and adroit in their negotiation of a seeming totality of human experience, Donnelly confronts--from a contemporary vantage--the clutter (and  Read more...
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Genre/Form: Poetry
Document Type: Book
All Authors / Contributors: Timothy Donnelly
ISBN: 9781940696485 1940696488 9781940696492 1940696496
OCLC Number: 1088925031
Notes: Poems
Description: 198 pages ; 23 cm
Contents: CONTENTS1. The Stars Down to Earth Prometheus Stunt All Through the War The Endless Apologies from the Ground Up Unlimited Soup and Salad Diet Mountain Dew Solvitur Ambulando Fascination Malamute Gifted The Problem of the Many2. Arrows from the Sun Job By Night with Torch and Spear Wasted Shame Nebuchadnezzar A Habitation of Jackals, a Court for Ostriches Chemical Life The Radiance of a Thousand Suns All the Shrimp I Can Eat Golden Lunch in a Town Named After a Company Slowly Poisoning Its Residents After Callimachus3. The Earth Itself Happiness Hymn to Edmund Albius Escape into Time Traveler Jonah The Death of Print Culture The Death of the Author The Death of Truth November Paraphrase NyQuil Leviathan Mutual Life4. Lycopodium Obscurum Lapis Lazuli Levitation Some Comforts at the Expense of Others Poem Interrupted by Whitesnake Poem on a Stair Poem Written with a Pinecone in My Hand Poem Written with an Arrowhead in My Mouth Flamin' Hot Cheetos The Lighthouse of Alexandria Roof Burning Lichen from a Bronze Age Megalith Insomnia Hymn to Life
Series Title: Wave books (Seattle (Wash.)), 081.
Other Titles: Poems.
Responsibility: Timothy Donnelly.

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In his highly anticipated third book, Timothy Donnelly considers our fraught present from a perspective at once epic and personal.  Read more...

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