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Arts & Sciences (Signed) Poems

Goldbarth, Albert

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ISBN 10: 0865380562 / ISBN 13: 9780865380561
Published by Persea Books, 1986
Used Condition: Very Good Hardcover
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Minor wear to DJ, price clipped ; Presentation inscription; Ontario Review Press Poetry Series; 9.50 X 6.50 X 0.50 inches; 107 pages; Signed by Author. Bookseller Inventory # 101291

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Title: Arts & Sciences (Signed) Poems

Publisher: Persea Books

Publication Date: 1986

Binding: Hardcover

Book Condition:Very Good

Dust Jacket Condition: Good

Signed: Signed by Author(s)

Edition: Later Printing

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Goldbarth's discursive poems juxtapose personal incident, scientific fact, cultural history, and metaphysical speculation. Because his intelligence is wide-ranging, they are never less than interesting. When Goldbarth can fuse fact and speculation with feelingas in "Knees/Dura-Europos," a powerful though poorly titled meditation on the role of suffering given greater resonance by the historical contexthis poems succeed. When they fail, as does "Problem Solving," it is because the emotional center of the poem (in this case, feelings about the birth of a child) becomes lost among the ideas and associations brought to bear on it. Luckily, Goldbarth succeeds more often than not, making this a notable addition to his rapidly expanding body of work. For most collections. Lawrence Rungren, Bedford Free P.L., Mass.
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