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If I Could Sleep Deeply Enough

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ISBN-10: 0871402912

ISBN-13: 9780871402912

Edition: N/A

Authors: Vassar Miller

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If I Could Sleep Deeply Enough is the author's fifth book of poetry, a previous volume having been nominated for the Pulitzer Prize. There are four parts, the first being a kind of sequence or series of meditations on the experience and symbolism of sleep as a kind of death which gives meaning to our waking life. These highly personal poems are followed by a section containing a number of very strong poems on the seasons, other lives, and public events. The varied work in the last two sections can also be described as meditative, questioning, and religious in the most basic and universal sense. As the reader takes up this book and goes through it attentively, he or she will experience a…    
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Book details

List price: $15.95
Publisher: Liveright Publishing Corporation
Publication date: 12/17/1974
Binding: Paperback
Pages: 60
Size: 5.31" wide x 8.31" long x 0.31" tall
Weight: 0.198
Language: English