Eating in the Underworld: The Way They Look Now
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BeschreibungPoems using the Persephone myth to explore the life of a contemporary woman.
PortraitRachel Zucker has taught at Yale and New York University. Winner of the Barrow Street Poetry Prize and the 2002 Center for Book Arts Award, her poetry has been published in APR, Colorado Review, Iowa Review and Pleiades, as well as in the Best American Poetry 2001 anthology. This is her first book.
Pressestimmen"The gods have risen to earth! Zucker's crisply intelligent, hauntingly sonorous treatment of the Persephone myth turns this ancient tale human, exploring the reaches of feeling, without losing any of the mystery of other worlds." - Cole Swensen, author of Such Rich Hour; "The state of Eating in the Underworld is (imagining) being dead so sensually and visually that one is seeing intensely being alive. The pleasure of it is there also, entered from its reverse side like Coeteau's mirror." - Leslie Scalapino, author of New Time
Untertitel: New. Sprache: Englisch.
Verlag: WESLEYAN UNIV PR
Erscheinungsdatum: Februar 2003
Seitenanzahl: 80 Seiten