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The Resource A woman of property, Robyn Schiff

A woman of property, Robyn Schiff

Label
A woman of property
Title
A woman of property
Statement of responsibility
Robyn Schiff
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Author
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Genre
Language
eng
Summary
  • "A new book from a poet whose work is "wild with imagination, unafraid, ambitious, inventive" (Jorie Graham) Located in a menacing, gothic landscape, the poems that comprise A Woman of Property draw formal and imaginative boundaries against boundless mortal threat, but as all borders are vulnerable, this ominous collection ultimately stages an urgent and deeply imperiled boundary dispute where haunting, illusion, the presence of the past, and disembodied voices only further unsettle questions of material and spiritual possession. This is a theatrical book of dilapidated houses and overgrown gardens, of passageways and thresholds, edges, prosceniums, unearthings, and root systems. The unstable property lines here rove from heaven to hell, troubling proportion and upsetting propriety in the name of unfathomable propagation. Are all the gates in this book folly? Are the walls too easily scaled to hold anything back or impose self-confinement? What won't a poem do to get to the other side?"--
  • "Located in a menacing, gothic landscape, the poems that comprise A Woman of Property draw formal and imaginative boundaries against boundless mortal threat, but as all borders are vulnerable, this ominous collection ultimately stages an urgent and deeply imperiled boundary dispute where haunting, illusion, the presence of the past, and disembodied voices only further unsettle questions of material and spiritual possession. This is a theatrical book of dilapidated houses and overgrown gardens, of passageways and thresholds, edges, prosceniums, unearthings, and root systems. The unstable property lines here rove from heaven to hell, troubling proportion and upsetting propriety in the name of unfathomable propagation. Are all the gates in this book folly? Are the walls too easily scaled to hold anything back or impose self-confinement? What won't a poem do to get to the other side?"--
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Cataloging source
DLC
Index
no index present
Literary form
non fiction
Series statement
Penguin Poets
Label
A woman of property, Robyn Schiff
Instantiates
Publication
Carrier category
volume
Carrier MARC source
rdacarrier
Content category
text
Content type MARC source
rdacontent
Contents
  • Gardening
  • Siren test
  • A doe does not replace Iphigenia on the sacrificial altar
  • Amerithrax
  • Possession
  • Mountain lion
  • Lion fellinga bull
  • Houselights
  • Gate
  • H1N1
  • Nursery furniture
  • Fourth of July, 2012
  • A doe replaces Iphigenia on the sacrificial altar
  • A hearing
  • Dyed carnations
  • Although
Control code
sky2ocm79713723
Dimensions
23 cm.
Extent
81 pages
Isbn
9780143128274
Isbn Type
(softcover)
Lccn
2015048702
Media category
unmediated
Media MARC source
rdamedia
Label
A woman of property, Robyn Schiff
Publication
Carrier category
volume
Carrier MARC source
rdacarrier
Content category
text
Content type MARC source
rdacontent
Contents
  • Gardening
  • Siren test
  • A doe does not replace Iphigenia on the sacrificial altar
  • Amerithrax
  • Possession
  • Mountain lion
  • Lion fellinga bull
  • Houselights
  • Gate
  • H1N1
  • Nursery furniture
  • Fourth of July, 2012
  • A doe replaces Iphigenia on the sacrificial altar
  • A hearing
  • Dyed carnations
  • Although
Control code
sky2ocm79713723
Dimensions
23 cm.
Extent
81 pages
Isbn
9780143128274
Isbn Type
(softcover)
Lccn
2015048702
Media category
unmediated
Media MARC source
rdamedia

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