9781595340115

In the Blue Pharmacy Essays on Poetry and Other Transformations

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  • ISBN13:

    9781595340115

  • ISBN10:

    1595340114

  • Format: Paperback
  • Copyright: 2005-04-19
  • Publisher: Trinity University Press
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Summary

"Sixteen essays on poets and poetry, the writing life, and how themagination works with mystery and surprise in a variety of poets fromlizabeth Bishop to Theodore Roethke"--Provided by publisher.

Author Biography

Marianne Boruch is the author of five poetry collections and the essay collection Poetry’s Old Air. She has published poems and essays widely in the Georgia Review, the American Poetry Review, the Nation, and other magazines. She teaches in the M.F.A. Program for Writers at Warren Wilson College and in the Department of English at Purdue University, and lives in Purdue, Indiana.

Table of Contents

Acknowledgments ix
Line and Room
1(18)
Decoys
19(18)
Williams and the Bomb
37(16)
Poets in Cars
53(22)
Edson's Head
75(6)
The Shape of His Melancholy
81(6)
Three Spirits
87(6)
Becoming ``Epithalamion''
93(8)
Rhetoric and Mystery
101(6)
Two Veils
107(8)
Original Shell
115(8)
The End of a Century
123(8)
Worlds Old and New
131(20)
Bishop's Blue Pharmacy
151(13)
Poetry's Over and Over
164(19)
The Rage to Reorder
183(24)
Works Consulted 207(8)
Index 215

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