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24%OFFMary Oliver - Long Life: Essays and Other Writings - 9780306814129 - V9780306814129
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Long Life: Essays and Other Writings

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Description for Long Life: Essays and Other Writings Paperback. A dazzling new collection of essays, poems, and prose poems by the best-selling author of The Leaf and the Cloud and What Do We Know. Num Pages: 120 pages, black & white illustrations. BIC Classification: DCF; DNF. Category: (G) General (US: Trade). Dimension: 217 x 140 x 9. Weight in Grams: 158.
Poets must read and study, but also they must learn to tilt and whisper, shout, or dance, each in his or her own way, or we might just as well copy the old books. But, no, that would never do, for always the new self swimming around in the old world feels itself uniquely verbal. And that is just the point: how the world, moist and bountiful, calls to each of us to make a new and serious response. That's the big question, the one the world throws at you every morning.'Here you are, alive. Would you like to make ... Read more

Product Details

Format
Paperback
Publication date
2005
Publisher
Hachette Books
Number of pages
120
Condition
New
Number of Pages
120
Place of Publication
, United States
ISBN
9780306814129
SKU
V9780306814129
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About Mary Oliver
Born in a small town in Ohio, Oliver published her first book of poetry in 1963 at the age of twenty-three. Over the course of her long career, she received numerous awards. Her fourth book, American Primitive, won the Pulitzer Prize for Poetry in 1984. She led workshops and held residencies at various colleges and universities, including Hennington College, where ... Read more

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"Poets must read and study, but also they must learn to tilt and whisper, shout, or dance, each in his or her own way, or we might just as well copy the old books. But, no, that would never do, for always the new self swimming around in the old world feels itself uniquely verbal. And that is just the ... Read more

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