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Analogies of Escape

Waldrop, Keith

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ISBN 10: 1886224293 / ISBN 13: 9781886224292
Published by Burning Deck, Providence., 1997
Condition: Fine Soft cover
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Title: Analogies of Escape

Publisher: Burning Deck, Providence.

Publication Date: 1997

Binding: Soft Cover

Book Condition:Fine

Signed: Signed by Author

Edition: Signed First Edition.

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Poetry. "Will we escape analogy," Claude Royet-Journoud asked. Does ANALOGIES OF ESCAPE answer this question? Or does it rather use that famous line as the enigma for a set of variations--a theme always there, under the interplay of verse and prose, but never actually sounded? The author of these "analogies," in any case, finds all analogies, all answers, questionable.

About the Author:

Keith Waldrop is author of numerous collections of poetry and is the translator of The Selected Poems of Edmond Jabes, as well as works by Claude Royet-Journoud, Anne-Marie Albiach and Jean Grosjean. He has received fellowships from the National Endowment for the Arts and DAAD (Berlin). His titles include HEGEL'S FAMILY, THE OPPOSITE OF LETTING THE MIND WANDER: SELECTED POEMS AND A FEW SONGS, SHIPWRECK IN HAVEN: TRANSCENDENTAL STUDIES, The Balustrade, Light While There is Light, THE LOCALITY PRINCIPLE, ANALOGIES OF ESCAPE and HAUNT. He has twice been nominated for the National Book Award: for his first book of poetry, A Windmill Near Calvary (University of Michigan, 1968); and his most recent, Transcendental Studies: A Trilogy (University of California Press, 2009), which won. With his wife Rosmarie Waldrop he co-edits Burning Deck Press. He lives in Providence, Rhode Island, and teaches at Brown University.

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