Miniatures and Other Poems

Guest, Barbara

Published by Wesleyan University Press, 2002
ISBN 10: 0819565954 / ISBN 13: 9780819565952
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Title: Miniatures and Other Poems

Publisher: Wesleyan University Press

Publication Date: 2002

Binding: Hardcover

Dust Jacket Condition: Dust Jacket Included

Edition: First.

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Synopsis: Barbara Guest began writing in the 1950s, a member of the New York School of Poets. She embraces the experiments of Modernism and uses the abstract qualities in words against their sensuousness. Miniatures and Other Poems is a collection of compressed and allusive poems, organized in three series: Miniatures, Pathos and Blurred Edge. Each "miniature" reduces a poem to its most intimate meaning, but this is not to suggest that the significance of the poem is small. Just as little pieces of music blossom into large chords, so these small poems blossom with large intimations.

Product Description: Evocative poems in deliberately small packaging.

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