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Anew: Complete Shorter Poetry by Louis Zukofsky

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Publisher : New Directions
Binding : Paperback
Pages : 384
Publication Date : 3/26/2020
Condition : BRAND NEW
A gathering of all of Zukofsky’s poems outside of “A” ? poems that are “absolute clarification, crystal cabinets full of air and angels” (Kenneth Rexroth).      Anew, sun, to fire summer      leaves move toward the air      from the stems of the branches            fire summer fire summer                   ?from Anew Here is the complete music-filled arc of Louis Zukofsky’s shorter verse collected in one volume: lyrical love poems written to his wife Celia and son Paul; the groundbreaking “Poem Beginning ‘The,’ ” “which sends up ‘The Waste Land’ and its cultural vision in a cloud of bricolage, a hilarious pastiche of quotes, canon and kitsch, high and low hopelessly intertwined” (Michael Palmer); the boisterous, riotous translations of Catullus; spare, brilliant nature poems as if written by an ancient hokku master; his genius “ ‘Mantis’ ” sestina; the enigmatic, spiraling, and beautiful last poems, “80 Flowers.” Anew: Complete Shorter Poetry is a book of blessings and gifts for any poetry lover.