A bold and strikingly original new work from one of America's greatest living poets Alice Notley is considered by many to be among the most outstanding of living American poets. Notley's work has always been highly narrative, and her new book mixes short lyrics with long, expansive lines of poetry that often take the form of prose sentences, in an effort qto change writing completely.q The title piece, a folksong-like lament, makes a unified tale out of many stories of many people; the middle section, qThe Black Trailor, q is a compilation of noir fictions and reflections; while the shorter poems of qHemostaticq range from tough lyrics to sung dramas. Full of curative power, music, and the possibility of transformation, In the Pines is a genre- bending book from one of our most innovative writers.Full of curative power, music, and the possibility of transformation, In the Pines is a genre- bending book from one of our most innovative writers.
|Title||:||In the Pines|
|Publisher||:||Penguin - 2007-10-02|