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Individual History Poems

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ISBN-10: 0393350312

ISBN-13: 9780393350319

Edition: N/A

Authors: Michael Collier

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An Individual History describes the fears, anger, and guilt--personal, familial, societal, political, and historical--that comprise a life. The figure of the speaker's maternal grandmother who was institutionalized for five decades serves as an overriding metaphor for this haunting, bold new work by an essential American poet.from "An Individual History"This was before the time of lithium and Zoloftbefore mood stabilizers and anxiolyticsand almost all the psychotropic drugs, but not before    thorazine,which the suicide O'Laughlin called "handcuffs for the   mind."It was before, during, and after the time of atomic   fallout,Auschwitz, the Nakba, DDT, and you could take water    cures,find…    
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Book details

List price: $14.95
Publisher: W. W. Norton & Company, Incorporated
Publication date: 10/6/2014
Binding: Paperback
Pages: 80
Size: 0.61" wide x 0.82" long x 0.03" tall
Weight: 0.264
Language: English