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Elegy: Poems 2 editions

Cover of: Elegy by Mary Jo Bang
About the Book

Mary Jo Bang's fifth collection, Elegy, chronicles the year following the death of her son. By weaving the particulars of her own loss into a tapestry that also contains the elements common to all losses, Bang creates something far larger than a mere lament. Continually in search of an adequate metaphor for the most profound and private grief, the poems in Elegy confront, in stark terms and with a resilient voice, how memory haunts the living and brings the dead back to life. Within these intimate and personal poems is a persistently urgent, and deeply touching, examination of grief itself.

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Library of Congress PS3552.A47546 E55 2007

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2 editions First published in 2007

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Cover of: Elegy
October 16, 2007, Graywolf Press
Elegy
Hardcover in English
Cover of: Elegy
October 16, 2007, Graywolf Press
Elegy
Hardcover in English

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