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Word We Used for It - (Brittingham Prize in Poetry) by Max Garland (Paperback)

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Winner of the Brittingham Prize in Poetry, selected by Robert Wrigley

In these poems Max Garland confesses, even revels in, the fabricated nature of memory. He links personal and localized patterns (fingerprints, plowed fields) to the motions animating the insides of atoms and the unfurling of remote galaxies. Back on earth, the poems honor the decidedly homespun quality of grit—how creatures both animal and human bear up in the face of mounting odds against them. Garland suggests that imagination itself requires grit, to be called upon when the more spectacular angels are otherwise occupied.
Number of Pages: 74
Genre: Poetry
Series Title: Brittingham Prize in Poetry
Format: Paperback
Publisher: Univ of Wisconsin Pr
Author: Max Garland
Language: English
Street Date: October 11, 2017
TCIN: 52834153
UPC: 9780299314347
Item Number (DPCI): 248-48-5356
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