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Genius Loci

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ISBN-10: 0143035207

ISBN-13: 9780143035206

Edition: 2005

Authors: Alison Hawthorne Deming

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From a poet and essayist whose writing about nature has won her comparisons with Gary Snyder and Terry Tempest Williams comes a new collection that offers further evidence of her ability to trace the intersections of the human and nonhuman worlds. The title poem is a lyrical excavation of the city of Prague, where layers of history, culture and nature have accumulated to form a genius locia guardian spirit. From Genius Loci Return to a place where nothing in particular can be seen to explain why you return, nothing you can name, though you can touch the memory of the landscape linden trees in a hedgerow, cut wheatfield, ruins of the longhouse, rolling meadow of sunflowers blooming, the…    
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Book details

List price: $20.00
Copyright year: 2005
Publisher: Penguin Publishing Group
Publication date: 5/31/2005
Binding: Paperback
Pages: 112
Size: 6.00" wide x 9.00" long x 0.75" tall
Weight: 0.924
Language: English

Alison H. Deming is Director of the Poetry Center at the University of Arizona. Her 1993 book Science and Other Poemswon the Walt Whitman Award from the Academy of American Poets as well as the Pushcart Prize. She is also the author of Temporary Homelands, a collection of essays.

The naturalists
The yaak
The blackwater
Near Zion
The temple harlot
Wild woman of the woods
Matins for Andre Dubus
For the thief
Under the influence of ironwoods
The enigma we answer by living
Short treatise on birds
The charting
Consciousness achieving the form of a crane
Union Square
Urban law
Wild fruit
New shoes, 1939
The phenomenology of shopping
The old man
The changing place
Driving through nature
The rock fig
Leaving the island
The garden in winter
Learning again to love
Making love to you when you're far away
What happens next
Penelope Zen
La Paz
The list
On Sagadahoc Bay
The beauty of walls
Rehearsal space for war
In the Kampinos Forest, Poland, 1940
Genius loci
In spring : Drift Creek