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THE USES OF ADVERSITY

Wallace, Ron

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ISBN 10: 0822940671 / ISBN 13: 9780822940678
Published by University of Pittsburgh Press, Pittsburgh, 1997
Used Condition: Very Near Fine Soft cover
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Advance uncorrected proof: 8 1/2 x 11 in. sheets; spiral bound. Early proof, intended for book reviewers. A collection of sonnets by a poet long associated with the Creative Writing program at Wisconsin. Back four sheets creased, else fine. Bookseller Inventory # 11519

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Title: THE USES OF ADVERSITY

Publisher: University of Pittsburgh Press, Pittsburgh

Publication Date: 1997

Binding: Paperback

Book Condition:Very Near Fine

Edition: First edition.

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A collection of 100 sonnets which combine traditional form with free verse. The subject matter ranges widely from Rootie Kazootle and Froggy the Gremlin to Shakespeare and Nietzsche. The traditional themes of lyrics such as love and death are explored, as well as quirky contemporary narratives.

About the Author:

Ronald Wallace directs the creative writing program at the University of Wisconsin, Madison.

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