9781557254528

Deaths And Transfigurations: Poems

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  • ISBN13:

    9781557254528

  • ISBN10:

    1557254524

  • Format: Hardcover
  • Copyright: 2005-08-15
  • Publisher: Paraclete Pr

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Summary

Click here to listen to an audio interview with Paul MarianiThis provocative collection of new poems is the latest in a series of Paul Mariani's rich contributions to American literature. These spiritually searching poems develop themes of personal loss - the deaths we experience - as well as the quest for new life often known as tranfigurations. Barry Moser, one of the world's foremost book designers and illustrators, has created a series of original engravings within the text that correspond to the major themes in Mariani's verse. Listen to Paul Mariani Read from Deaths and Transfigurations: Solar Ice The Sweater Casualty Report Silt Death and Transfiguration 911 High Tea with Miss Juliana Hopkins in Ireland When We Walked Together

Author Biography

Paul Mariani is formerly Distinguished University Professor at the University of Massachusetts, Amherst, where he taught from 1968 until 2000. Mariani currently holds a Chair in Poetry at Boston College.

Table of Contents

ONE
Wasn't It Us You Were Seeking?
15(2)
Solar Ice
17(2)
New York, Christmas Eve 1947
19(1)
Study in Black & White
20(2)
East of the Whitestone
22(2)
The Sweater
24(3)
Work
27(2)
The Place across the River
29(3)
The Things They Taught Me
32(5)
Failed Ghazal against the Siren Call of Morpheus & In Niggling Praise of Old Bitch Fame, Rejected (Gently) by the Late Agha Shahid Ali
37(1)
Unsolicited
38(1)
Absence of Crocus
39(2)
Light
41(4)
TWO
Casualty Report
45(2)
Fear
47(2)
Silt
49(2)
Pieta
51(2)
Passage
53(1)
Exile
54(1)
Mother of Consolation
55(2)
Wolf Moon
57(1)
Ferry Crossing
58(2)
Fathers & Sons
60(2)
Death of the Father
62(2)
How It All Worked Out
64(2)
Shadow of the Father
66(5)
THREE
P.S.
71(1)
Making Capital
72(2)
Death & Transfiguration
74(2)
Nine One One
76(2)
I Did Say Yes
78(1)
Wedding Song
79(1)
Birdsong
80(1)
Epithalamion for an Old Friend & a New
81(2)
High Tea with Miss Julianna
83(2)
There Was a Boy Once
85(4)
The Cup
89(2)
Hopkins in Ireland
91(1)
When We Walked Together
92

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