Tormented Mirror

ISBN-10: 0822957639
ISBN-13: 9780822957638
Edition: 2001
Authors: Russell Edson
List price: $15.95 Buy it from $9.60
30 day, 100% satisfaction guarantee

If an item you ordered from TextbookRush does not meet your expectations due to an error on our part, simply fill out a return request and then return it by mail within 30 days of ordering it for a full refund of item cost.

Learn more about our returns policy

Description: This is the first book in the Pitt Poetry Series by this popular and enigmatic poet, considered the foremost writer of prose poetry in America. In eleven collections over thirty years, Edson has created his own poetic genre, a surreal philosophical  More...

Used Starting from $10.23
New Starting from $14.18
what's this?
Rush Rewards U
Members Receive:
coins
coins
You have reached 400 XP and carrot coins. That is the daily max!

Study Briefs

Limited time offer: Get the first one free! (?)

All the information you need in one place! Each Study Brief is a summary of one specific subject; facts, figures, and explanations to help you learn faster.

Add to cart
Study Briefs
Business Ethics Online content $4.95 $1.99
Add to cart
Study Briefs
Business Law Online content $4.95 $1.99
Add to cart
Study Briefs
Management Online content $4.95 $1.99

Customers also bought

Loading
Loading
Loading
Loading
Loading
Loading
Loading
Loading
Loading
Loading

Book details

List price: $15.95
Copyright year: 2001
Publisher: University of Pittsburgh Press
Publication date: 2/22/2001
Binding: Paperback
Pages: 96
Size: 5.50" wide x 7.50" long x 0.50" tall
Weight: 0.132
Language: English

This is the first book in the Pitt Poetry Series by this popular and enigmatic poet, considered the foremost writer of prose poetry in America. In eleven collections over thirty years, Edson has created his own poetic genre, a surreal philosophical fable, easy to enter, but difficult to leave behind. In The Tormented Mirror, Edson continues and refines his form in seventy-three new poems.

Russell Edson was born in 1935. He attended the Art Students League and Black Mountain College. In the 1960s, he began publishing poetry and received fellowships from the Guggenheim Foundation and the National Endowment for the Arts. He illustrated his own collections of poetry including The Brain Kitchen: Writings and Woodcuts, The Clam Theatre, The Wounded Breakfast: Ten Poems, The Tormented Mirror, The Rooster's Wife, and See Jack. He also wrote a book of plays entitled The Falling Sickness and the novels Gulping's Recital and The Song of Percival Peacock. He died after a long illness on April 29, 2014 at the age of 79.

The Haunted Housep. 3
The Secret Graveyardp. 4
A Letter From Homep. 5
Charactersp. 6
An Old Woman's Childrenp. 7
Genital Secretsp. 8
Monkey Achievementp. 8
That ...p. 10
Sweet Toothp. 11
The Babiesp. 12
The Flowerpotp. 13
The Glandular Conditionp. 14
The Keyp. 15
The Lawsp. 16
The New Fatherp. 17
The Positionp. 18
The Sleeper's Darkp. 19
The Tormented Mirrorp. 20
Where Charity Beginsp. 21
The Antiques Shopp. 25
Accidentsp. 26
Baby Pianosp. 27
Ballsp. 28
Madam's Heartp. 29
Meanwhile ...p. 30
Pork Chopsp. 31
Sleepp. 32
The Academic Sighp. 33
A Redundancy of Horsesp. 34
The Alfresco Momentp. 35
The Bloodworthy Correspondencep. 36
The Breastp. 37
The Clockp. 38
The Horse of Fashionp. 39
Sunsetp. 40
Urinatingp. 41
On the Writing of a Prose Poemp. 42
Poetryp. 45
Breadp. 46
Feathersp. 47
Medical Stewp. 49
Nocturnep. 50
One Who Bathes in Moonlightp. 51
Symmetryp. 52
The Fruit Bowlp. 53
The Joy Attendant on the Little Journeyp. 54
The Messagep. 55
The Passionp. 56
The Rabbit Storyp. 57
Night Songp. 58
The Square Wheelp. 59
The Stuff of Dreamsp. 60
The Traveling Circusp. 61
The Veterinarianp. 62
Under Great Light Flooded Cloudsp. 63
The Grindingp. 67
Allegoryp. 68
Angelsp. 69
An Observer of Incidentalityp. 70
Sanityp. 72
Roundp. 73
Chickensp. 74
Nicep. 75
The Encounterp. 76
The Bathp. 77
The Night Invadedp. 78
The Methodp. 79
The Reality Argumentp. 80
The Theoryp. 82
The Twilight of the Godsp. 84
Thus Spake Pollyp. 85
The Rule and Its Exceptionp. 86
Wingsp. 87
Table of Contents provided by Blackwell. All Rights Reserved.

×
Free shipping on orders over $35*

*A minimum purchase of $35 is required. Shipping is provided via FedEx SmartPost® and FedEx Express Saver®. Average delivery time is 1 – 5 business days, but is not guaranteed in that timeframe. Also allow 1 - 2 days for processing. Free shipping is eligible only in the continental United States and excludes Hawaii, Alaska and Puerto Rico. FedEx service marks used by permission."Marketplace" orders are not eligible for free or discounted shipping.

Learn more about the TextbookRush Marketplace.

×