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Springing: New and Selected Poems (Signed First Edition)

Marie Ponsot

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ISBN 10: 0375413898 / ISBN 13: 9780375413896
Published by Knopf, 2002
Condition: Near Fine Hardcover
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New York: Alfred A. Knopf [2002]. First edition. First printing. Hardbound. Near fine/Near fine. Slight bruising to corners. Red remainder dot top edge. Signed by author on title page in her tiny script. 0.0. Bookseller Inventory # pamm21

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Title: Springing: New and Selected Poems (Signed ...

Publisher: Knopf

Publication Date: 2002

Binding: Hardcover

Book Condition:Near Fine

Dust Jacket Condition: Near Fine

Signed: Signed by Author(s)

Edition: 1st Edition....

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From the award-winning author of The Bird Catcher, this life-spanning volume offers the delight of both discovery and re-discovery, as Ponsot tends the unruly garden of her mind with her customary care and passion. The book opens with a group of new poems, including “What Would You Like to Be When You Grow Up?”—a question that has kept Ponsot’s work vital for more than five decades. Throughout the selections from her four earlier books and a trove of previously unpublished work covering the years 1946 to 1971, she offers us a “lost haven in a springing world.” Sometimes sharp in her self-perception, but always listing toward pleasure and elegance, unafraid of grief and the passage of time, Ponsot continually refreshes her language and the spirited self from which it emerges.

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"Marie Ponsot's poetic achievement is fiercely independent. A courageous eloquence is sustained throughout her work, as she mounts up what Emerson called 'the stairway of surprise.'"
---Harold Bloom

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