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Certain Magical Acts

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ISBN-10: 0143108166

ISBN-13: 9780143108160

Edition: 2016

Authors: Alice Notley

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An important new work of poetry from Alice Notley, winner of the 2015 Ruth Lilly Poetry PrizeAlice Notley has become one of the most highly regarded figures in American poetry, a master of the visionary mode acclaimed for genre-bending book-length poems of great ambition and adventurousness.  Her newest work sets out to explore the world and its difficulties, from the recent economic crisis and climate change to the sorrow of violence and the disappointment of democracy or any other political system.  Notley channels these themes in a mix of several longer poems - one is a kind of spy novella in which the author is discovered to be a secret agent of the dead, another an extended message…    
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Book details

List price: $36.00
Copyright year: 2016
Publisher: Penguin Publishing Group
Publication date: 6/7/2016
Binding: Paperback
Pages: 160
Size: 6.10" wide x 8.90" long x 0.44" tall
Weight: 0.440
Language: English

Ted Berrigan, Ted Berrigan, poetic and inspirational genius of the second generation of the New York School Poets, was born in Providence, Rhode Island, in November 15, 1934. He was educated at La Salle Academy in Providence and, after sixteen months in Korea as a soldier, at the University of Tulsa (on the GI Bill). His most famous work was entitled "The Sonnets". During the 1960s he lived in New York's Lower East Side, writing city poems, publishing the exciting and unique "C" Magazine and "C" Press books, writing art criticism, and playing leader to a group of young poets and appreciators of poetry. Later, he was Writer In Residence, Lecturer, Teaching Fellow, etc., at such places as The…