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- DescriptionA broomstick horse, clay marbles, WWII tin fighter plane, Cold War dollhouse with bomb shelter, all the toys are vanishing, says Nancy Eimers in Oz, her fourth collection of poetry. These poems offer a paradoxical, moving elegy of things we left-or that left us-behind, t just the toys that grow obsolete, but a lost cat, a name, a monarch wing, a melting glacier, all the children at Terezin-an immensity that recedes so incrementally we can't- / we just can't / put a human face on it. Eimers looks closely at what we lose and how we let go of it, sorrowfully or with secret relief, or some irresoluble hope of recovery.
- Author BiographyNANCY EIMERS is the author of A Grammar to Waking (Carnegie Mellon, 2006), No Moon, winner of the 1997 Verna Emery Prize (Purdue University Press), and Destroying Angel (Wesleyan/University Press of New England, 1991). She has been the recipient of a Nation Discovery Award, two National Endowment for the Arts Creative Writing Fellowships and a Whiting Writer's Award. She is on the Creative Writing faculty at Western Michigan University and has taught in the Vermont College MFA Program since 1995.
- Author(s)Nancy Eimers
- PublisherCarnegie-Mellon University Press
- Date of Publication13/01/2011
- SubjectPoetry Texts & Poetry Anthologies
- Place of PublicationPittsburgh
- Country of PublicationUnited States
- ImprintCarnegie-Mellon University Press
- Weight132 g
- Width140 mm
- Height216 mm
- Spine7 mm
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