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An edition of Faithful and virtuous night (2014)

Faithful and virtuous night

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Louise Gluck is one of the finest American poets at work today. Her Poems 1962-2012 was hailed as "a major event in this country's literature" in the pages of The New York Times. Every new collection is at once a deepening and a revelation. Faithful and Virtuous Night is no exception. You enter the world of this spellbinding book through one of its many dreamlike portals, and each time you enter it's the same place but it has been arranged differently. You were a woman. You were a man. This is a story of adventure, an encounter with the unknown, a knight's undaunted journey into the kingdom of death; this is a story of the world you've always known, that first primer where "on page three a dog appeared, on page five a ball" and every familiar facet has been made to shimmer like the contours of a dream, "the dog float[ing] into the sky to join the ball." Faithful and Virtuous Night tells a single story but the parts are mutable, the great sweep of its narrative mysterious and fateful, heartbreaking and charged with wonder.

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Cover of: Faithful and Virtuous Night
Faithful and Virtuous Night: Poems
Sep 01, 2015, Farrar, Straus and Giroux
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Cover of: Faithful and virtuous night
Faithful and virtuous night
2014
in English - First edition.
Cover of: Faithful and Virtuous Night
Faithful and Virtuous Night: Poems
2014, Farrar, Straus & Giroux
in English
Cover of: Faithful and Virtuous Night
Faithful and Virtuous Night
2014, Carcanet Press, Limited
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Table of Contents

Parable
An Adventure
The Past
Faithful and Virtuous Night
Theory of Memory
A Sharply Worded Silence
Visitors from Abroad
Aboriginal Landscape
Utopia
Cornwall
Afterword
Midnight
The Sword in the Stone
Forbidden Music
The Open Window
The Melancholy Assistant
A Foreshortened Journey
Approach of the Horizon
The White Series
The Horse and Rider
A Work of Fiction
The Story of a Day
A Summer Garden
The Couple in the Park

Edition Notes

Poems.

Classifications

Dewey Decimal Class
811/.54
Library of Congress
PS3557.L8 A6 2014, PS3557.L8A6 2014

The Physical Object

Pagination
71 pages
Number of pages
71

ID Numbers

Open Library
OL26888843M
Internet Archive
faithfulvirtuous0000glck
ISBN 10
0374152012
ISBN 13
9780374152017
LCCN
2013048984
OCLC/WorldCat
868427723

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