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Existentialism, 70 Years After Yale French Studies, Number 135-136
ISBN: PB: 9780300242669, Yale University Press, February 2020
288 pp., 23.4x15.6 cm, 1 black&white illus.
In 1948, Yale French Studies devoted its inaugural issue to existentialism. This anniversary issue responds seventy years later. In recent years, new critical and theoretical approaches have reconfigured existentialism and refreshed perspectives on t...
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Sleep of Memory
ISBN: PB: 9780300248586, ISBN: HB: 9780300238303, Yale University Press, February 2020
136 pp., 19.7x12.7 cm
Patrick Modiano's first book since his 2014 Nobel Prize revisits moments of the author's past to produce a spare yet moving reflection on the destructive underside of love, the dreams and follies of youth, the vagaries of memory, and the melancholy o...
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Beginning with O
ISBN: PB: 9780300246315, Yale University Press, January 2020
96 pp., 21x14 cm
This is a book of letting go, of wild avowals, of unabashed eroticism; at the same time it is a work of integral imagination, steeped in the light of Greek myth that is part of the poet's heritage and imbued with an intuitive sense of dramatic confli...
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Crush
ISBN: PB: 9780300246308, Yale University Press, January 2020
80 pp., 21x14 cm
Richard Siken's "Crush", selected as the 2004 winner of the Yale Younger Poets prize, is a powerful collection of poems driven by obsession and love. Siken writes with ferocity, and his reader hurtles unstoppably with him. His poetry is confessional,...
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Field Guide
ISBN: PB: 9780300246339, Yale University Press, January 2020
96 pp., 21x14 cm
The winning volume in the 1972 Yale Series of Younger Poets competition is a collection of richly anecdotal, lyric poems. Robert Hass writes about the California coast, about birds, fish, books, friends, present sensations, and the impingements of th...
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Firsts 100 Years of Yale Younger Poets
ISBN: PB: 9780300243161, ISBN: HB: 9780300243178, Yale University Press, January 2020
440 pp., 21x14 cm, 3 black&white illus.
The Yale Younger Poets prize is the oldest annual literary award in the United States. Its winners include some of the most influential voices in American poetry, including Adrienne Rich, John Ashbery, Margaret Walker, Carolyn Forche, and Robert Hass...
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For My People
ISBN: PB: 9780300246407, Yale University Press, January 2020
64 pp., 21x14 cm
Considered among the most important collections of poetry written by a participant in the Black Chicago Renaissance, For My People is a series of ballad poems with memorable characters, including the New Orleans sorceress Molly Means; Kissie Lee, a t...
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Gathering the Tribes
ISBN: PB: 9780300246322, Yale University Press, January 2020
80 pp., 21x14 cm
The poems in "Gathering the Tribes" recount experiences from the author's adolescence and young?adult life, closely bound to the natural cycles of the seasons, of generations, of the body's functioning. Many deal with uprootedness – hasty emigrations...
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Joy 100 Poems
ISBN: PB: 9780300248630, ISBN: HB: 9780300226089, Yale University Press, January 2020
232 pp., 21x14 cm
Christian Wiman, a poet known for his meditations on mortality, has long been fascinated by joy and by its relative absence in modern literature. Why is joy so resistant to language? How has it become so suspect in our times? Manipulated by advertise...
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Mask for Janus
ISBN: PB: 9780300246384, Yale University Press, January 2020
96 pp., 21x14 cm
While Merwin's poetry as a whole is grounded in the poetic forms of many eras and societies, this first collection is inspired by classical models. Writing in American Poetry Review, Vernon Young traces the poems to "Biblical tales, Classical myth, l...
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