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In Beauty Bright

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ISBN-10: 0393348946

ISBN-13: 9780393348941

Edition: 2014

Authors: Gerald Stern

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The lyric poems of In Beauty Bright, although marked by the same passion and swiftness as Gerald Stern’s previous work, move into an area of knowledge—even wisdom—that reflects a long life of writing, teaching, and activism. They are poems of grief and anger, but the music is delicate and moving.from “In Beauty Bright”In beauty-bright and such it was like Blake’slily and though an angel he looked absurddragging a lily out of a beauty-bright storewrapped in tissue with a petal drooping,nor was it useless—you who know it knowhow useful it is—and how he would be deadin a minute if he were to lose it thoughhow do you lose a lily?
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Book details

List price: $15.95
Copyright year: 2014
Publisher: W. W. Norton & Company, Incorporated
Publication date: 4/7/2014
Binding: Paperback
Pages: 128
Size: 5.75" wide x 8.50" long x 0.25" tall
Weight: 0.242
Language: English

Gerald Stern is the author of the National Book Award-winning This Time, the Rebekah Johnson Bobbitt National Prize-winning Early Selected Poems, and other books. He has also been awarded the Ruth Lilly Poetry Prize, the National Jewish Book Award, and the Wallace Stevens Award, among many other honors. He lives in Lambertville, New Jersey.