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Monticello in Mind: Fifty Contemporary Poems on Jefferson

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Description for Monticello in Mind: Fifty Contemporary Poems on Jefferson Hardcover. Editor(s): Spaar, Lisa Russ. Num Pages: 168 pages. BIC Classification: DC. Category: (G) General (US: Trade). Dimension: 216 x 127 x 18. Weight in Grams: 272.
Thomas Jefferson was a figure both central and polarizing in his own time, and despite the passage of two centuries he remains so today. Author of the Declaration of Independence and the Virginia Statute for Religious Freedom, yet at the same time a slaveholder who likely fathered six children by one of his slaves, Jefferson has been seen as an embodiment of both the best and the worst in America’s conception and in its history.


In Monticello in Mind, poet Lisa Russ Spaar collects fifty contemporary poems--most original to this anthology--that engage the complex legacy of Thomas Jefferson ... Read more

Product Details

Format
Hardback
Publication date
2016
Publisher
University of Virginia Press
Condition
New
Number of Pages
168
Place of Publication
Charlottesville, United States
ISBN
9780813938509
SKU
V9780813938509
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About
Lisa Russ Spaar, Professor of English and Creative Writing at the University of Virginia, USA, is the author of numerous books of poetry and prose and the editor of All That Mighty Heart: London Poems (Virginia).

Reviews for Monticello in Mind: Fifty Contemporary Poems on Jefferson
The remarkably varied perspectives of these poets give life to Monticello and to Jefferson, capturing him not only in his own complicated time but also considering what he means for all time."" — Susan R. Stein, Richard Gilder Senior Curator and Vice President for Museum Programs at the Thomas Jefferson Foundation at Monticello ""Our least predictable, most contradictory founder, ... Read more

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