Levering Avenue: Poems (Richard Wilbur Award, 1)

Robert Daseler

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Synopsis: Levering Avenue by Robert Daseler, recipient of the 1998 Richard Wilbur Award, is a unique and powerful collection of contemporary sonnets dealing with the tragedy of human loss -- specifically the loss of a beloved wife. The collection's lyric poems stand both individually and collectively as a moving portrait and examination of the devastation of human grief. As poet and critic Robert Mezey explains, "Daseler writes of serious matters in a vigorous, plain English, and he sees things from an original and often unpredictable angle." As with Thomas Hardy's poems about the death of his wife, Levering Avenue renders an unforgettable, moving, and ultimately heroic confrontation with the inevitable human tragedies of loss and loneliness.

About the Author: Robert Daseler is a graduate of Pomona College and the University of California at Berkeley. His poems have been published in The Cimarron Review, The Formalist, Hellas, and other literary periodicals and his two plays, Dragon Lady and Alekhine's Defense, were produced by the South Coast Reperory Theatre. A widower, he currently lives with his two sons, Graham and Chase, in Davis, California, where he is the Director of Public Affairs for the California State Library.

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Title: Levering Avenue: Poems (Richard Wilbur Award...
Publisher: Univ of Evansville Pr
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Published by University of Evansville Press, Evansville, IN (1998)
ISBN 10: 0930982509 ISBN 13: 9780930982508
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Book Description University of Evansville Press, Evansville, IN, 1998. Hard Cover. Book Condition: Fine. Dust Jacket Condition: Fine. 1st. 66pp. Fine hardback/Fine DJ. Signed & dated by Robert Daseler with a personalized inscription to Natalie Cole on the front free endpaper. SIGNED with a personalized INSCRIPTION by Author. Bookseller Inventory # 17826

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