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Marilyn Hacker - Selected Poems, 1965-90 - 9780393313499 - KEX0303703
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Selected Poems, 1965-90

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Description for Selected Poems, 1965-90 Paperback. Here is a rich collection of work from five books by one of America's most controversial poets. Marilyn Hacker's poems have been praised for their technical virtuosity, forthright feminism, political acuity, and unabashed eroticism. Num Pages: 288 pages. BIC Classification: DCF. Category: (G) General (US: Trade). Dimension: 208 x 140 x 17. Weight in Grams: 270. Good copy
Included are selections from Hacker's first book, Presentation Piece (1974), the Lamont Poetry Selection of the Academy of American Poets and a National Book Award Winner; Separations (1976); Taking Notice (1980), which was claimed as an integral part of the burgeoning feminist and lesbian canon; Assumptions (1985), which explored the conundrums of gender, race, and identity in contemporary life; and Going Back to the River(1990), which received a Lambda Literary Award.

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About Marilyn Hacker
Marilyn Hacker is the author of nineteen volumes of poems, including A Stranger’s Mirror, longlisted for the National Book Award, and A Different Distance (with Karthika Nair). Her numerous honors include the National Book Award, the Lambda Literary Award, the PEN Award for Poetry in Translation, the Robert Fagles Translation Prize, and the PEN/Voelcker Award for Poetry. She lives in ... Read more

Reviews for Selected Poems, 1965-90
"Marilyn Hacker's poetry passes loss through wit, and makes it sing."
Diane Middlebrook "Marilyn Hacker is an essential American poet. In these poems elements of tone and theater find a balance which is witty and powerful all at once; which seems impossible but happens anyway. This is a poet of dazzling opposites. Her formal variety exists with a strong-willed ... Read more

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