Brand New, Unread Copy in Perfect Condition. A+ Customer Service! Summary: In his Prize-winning collection, Strand's poems are filled with portent and authority, but many are also, unexpectedly, even miraculously, funny. A celebrity poet pulls up in a limousine to cheers of adulation; a lone dog contemplates philosophy. The poem "The Delirium Waltz" is actually physically dizzying in its simple splendor and formal virtuosity -- the lines keep repeating, transposed, creating new meanings and the sensation of spinning and dancing -- it also incorporates the many personalities who have been a part of Strand's community of fellow poets.These poems are remote and completely accessible, surreal yet grounded. Like Edward Hopper's paintings, to which his work has frequently been compared, Strand's poems explore a still, mournful universe where love and words and the mundane and the miraculous sit side by side, waiting. And then, a single snowflake lands, holding the complexity of yet another universe within, and melts on the arm of a chair: A Piece of the StormFrom the shadow of domes in the city of domes, A snowflake, a blizzard of one, weightless, entered your roomAnd made its way to the ann of the. Buchnummer des Verkäufers
Inhaltsangabe: A new collection of poetry by the author of The Continuous Life presents interconnected poems that reflect a wide range of moods and changes of tone.
About the Author: Mark Strand was born in Summerside, Prince Edward Island, Canada, and was raised and educated in the United States and South America. He is the author of many books of poems, a book of stories, and three volumes of translations, and he was the editor of several anthologies. He received many honors and awards, including a MacArthur Fellowship, the Pulitzer Prize (for Blizzard of One), the Bollingen Prize, and the Gold Medal for Poetry from the American Academy of Arts and Letters. In 1990, he was appointed poet laureate of the United States. He died in August 2013.
Buchbeschreibung Knopf, 02.02.1993., 1993. Buchzustand: Sehr gut. sehr gutes Exemplar 359 9780679418863 Sprache: Englisch Gewicht in Gramm: 270 21,6 x 15,5 x 2,5 cm, Gebundene Ausgabe. Buchnummer des Verkäufers 50569
Buchbeschreibung Knopf, 1993. Buchzustand: Good. 1st. Former Library book. Shows some signs of wear, and may have some markings on the inside. Buchnummer des Verkäufers GRP11605683
Buchbeschreibung Knopf, New York, 1993. Hardcover. Buchzustand: As New. Zustand des Schutzumschlags: Fine. 1st Edition. 51 pp., As issued. Buchnummer des Verkäufers 003350
Buchbeschreibung Knopf. Hardcover. Buchzustand: Very Good. 0679418865 Ships quickly. Mild shelf/reading wear. Orphans Treasure Box sells books to raise money for orphans and vulnerable kids. Buchnummer des Verkäufers BAD-100317TDD004
Buchbeschreibung Knopf, 1993. Hardcover. Buchzustand: Used: Good. Buchnummer des Verkäufers SONG0679418865
Buchbeschreibung U.S.A.: Knopf, 1993. Hardcover. Buchzustand: Near Fine. Zustand des Schutzumschlags: Near Fine. 1st Edition. 48 pg. Sewn binding. Cloth over boards. A long poem in 45 sections. Strand at his essential best. First Edition. First Printing. Buchnummer des Verkäufers ABE-1473329533678
Buchbeschreibung Knopf,, NY:, 1993. Hardcover. Buchzustand: Near Fine. Zustand des Schutzumschlags: Fine. Stated first edition. Remainder dot on top edge, else fine in a fine dust jacket. Buchnummer des Verkäufers 38940
Buchbeschreibung Alfred A. Knopf, New York, 1993. First edition. Hardcover. First printing. A collection of poems. A fine copy in fine dust jacket. Buchnummer des Verkäufers 145803
Buchbeschreibung Alfred A. Knopf, New York, 1993. Hardcover. Buchzustand: Near fine. Zustand des Schutzumschlags: very good +. Second printing before publication. SIGNED. 51pp. Octavo [22 cm] Navy blue cloth over boards with gilt stamped titles on the spine and front cover. Publisher's purple top stain. The surface of the dust jacket is very minimally rubbed and scratched. Signed by Mark Strand on the title page. Strand served as Poet Laureate of the United States 1990-1991. Buchnummer des Verkäufers 51914
Buchbeschreibung Knopf 1993-02-02, 1993. Hardcover. Buchzustand: good. 1st. 0679418865. Buchnummer des Verkäufers 551596