Shattered Sonnets, Love Cards, and Other Off and Back Handed Importunities PDF ePub eBook

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Shattered Sonnets, Love Cards, and Other Off and Back Handed Importunities free pdf "["Shattered Sonnets"] breathes life into American verse . . . [an] urgent and unrepentant collection." Rick Moody, "Poetry""This convulsive book ["Shattered Sonnets"] at times funny, at times sick at heart refracts and defends a wondrous light." Edward HirschOlena Kalytiak Davis's "Shattered Sonnets" has earned "cult classic" status and is an unremittingly electrifying collection brimming with intelligence, humor, and ardor. Drawing on an impressive array of forebears including Emily Dickinson, Gertrude Stein, and Sylvia Plath, Davis overhauls the sonnet and revitalizes the confessional style in poems that leave no convention unquestioned, no expectation unthwarted, no letter, spelling, or line break unconsidered.From "sweet reader, flannelled and tulled": "You are cold. You are sick. You are silly.Forgive me, kind Reader, forgive me, I had not intended to step this quickly this farback. Reader, we had a quiet wedding: he

About Olena Kalytiak Davis

Olena Kalyiak Davis is a first-generation Ukrainian-American who was born and raised in Detroit. Educated at Wayne State University, the University of Michigan Law School, and Vermont College, she is the author of three books of poetry, including And Her Soul Out of Nothing (University of Wisconsin Press 1997), which received the Brittingham Prize for Poetry. Davis s honors include a Pushcart Prize and the Rona Jaffe Foundation Writers Award. She currently works as a lawyer in Anchorage, Alaska. "

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Author : Olena Kalytiak Davis
Publisher : Copper Canyon Press
Data Published : 15 August 2015
ISBN : 1619321254
EAN : 9781619321250
Format Book : PDF, Epub, DOCx, TXT
Number of Pages : 144 pages
Age + : 15 years
Language : English
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