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The Mind/Body Problem free pdf The Mind/Body Problem' is the British edition of a prize-winning book of poetry by the renowned American poet and essayist, Katha Pollitt. Informed by a sensibility both keenly political and artfully subversive, she touches on such subjects as 'Lives of the 19th Century Poetesses', 'Collectibles' and 'The Night Subway'. There is a middle section devoted to revisionist tales from the Bible where female characters like 'Martha' and 'Lot's Wife' get the last word. There are pieces that hinge on philosophical questions, that evoke paradox, like the title poem and 'Happiness Writes White'. A mid-life perspective, bringing both wisdom and humour, aligned with the brevity and clarity of her style, makes these poems a delight for the reader and confirm her place at the front rank of Modern American Poets.

About Katha Pollitt

Katha Pollitt is an American poet, essayist, and a prominent columnist for The Nation. She has won many prizes and awards for her work including the National Books Critics Circle Award for her first collection of poems, Antarctic Traveller, as well as for the American edition of this book- two National Magazine Awards for essays and criticism- and fellowships from the Guggenheim and Whiting Foundations. She is also the author of Learning to Drive: And Other Life Stories and Virginity or Death!: And Other Social and Political Issues of Our Time. She lives in New York City.

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Author : Katha Pollitt
Publisher : Seren
Data Published : 04 June 2012
ISBN : 185411574X
EAN : 9781854115744
Format Book : PDF, Epub, DOCx, TXT
Number of Pages : 84 pages
Age + : 15 years
Language : English
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