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War Stories: Poems About Long Ago and Now

Howard Nemerov

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ISBN 10: 0226572420 / ISBN 13: 9780226572420
Edité par University of Chicago Press September 1987, 1987
Etat : Near Fine Couverture rigide
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Inscribed by the author on dedication page, 'for ____, with best wishes, Howard Nemerov.' First edition (first printing). Near fine in a near fine dust jacket. Mild scuffing to dust jacket. N° de réf. du libraire 140437

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Titre : War Stories: Poems About Long Ago and Now

Éditeur : University of Chicago Press September 1987

Date d'édition : 1987

Reliure : Hardcover

Etat du livre :Near Fine

Etat de la jaquette : Near Fine

Signé : Signed By Author

Edition : First Edition.

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Howard Nemerov has written often about wars great and small, the overtly political and the deeply personal. But only with the passage of time, a heightening of technique and deepening of insight, has he been able to write from his experience in World War II as he does here, where historical past and personal history finally dovetail. From "The War in the Heavens" to "The War in the Streets," Nemerov chronicles with devastating grace the harrowing of life.

"These new poems of Howard Nemerov are the poems of a master at his best. What is more, they are accessible. They speak out in a beautiful unclouded voice of the experience of a flyer of the Second World War. Although as 'war poems' they take their place among the best of that genre, they resonate far beyond their history with an arresting immediacy."—Karl Shapiro

"Nemerov is the poet of our sanity, his the vision of the heroic ordinary. . . . Forty years after W. W. II, Nemerov's experiences in that war translate into timeless poetry. . . . Nemerov's poetry will outlast our generation: to read it now is to take part in something of ourselves and our world that will—and should—endure."—The Virginia Quarterly Review

"Throughout all his verse, formal language sets up a proscenium, keeping sentiment at a distance. In this elegant theatre, he tells stories that always, first, are works of art."—Denise Low, Kansas City Star

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The Afterlife
All Things Made New For Now
At Sixties And Seventies
Authorities
The Biographer's Mandate
The Bluejay And The Mockingbird
The Celestial Emperor
A Christmas Card Of Halley's Comet
Commencement
Crotchets
D-day + All The Years
Double Negative
Drowning The Book
Economic Man
The Faith
Fellowship
Found Poem
Freezing The Rain
Happy Hour
Iff
In The Beginning
In Transit
Intimations
Landscape With Self-portrait
Low-level Cross-country
Models
More Joy In Heaven
Night Operations, Coastal Command Raf
Night Piece
On An Occaision Of National Mourning
On Reading King Lear Again, 1984
Parabola
Playing The Machine
A Reader Of Mysteries
Remembering The Way
The Royal Visit
The Shadow Side
The Shopping Mall, The Moral Law
Theater Of The Absurd
To Dante
To Joy Our Student, Bidding Adieu
To Peter Raven On His Fiftieth Birthday
Two Person %zero-sum
Ultima Ratio Reagan
The War In The Air
World Lines; A War Story
-- Table of Poems from Poem Finder®

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