• Shopping basket
  • View

 
ISBN: 9780393079678 - Tonight No Poetry Will Serve
Bookmark and Share

Tonight No Poetry Will Serve

Free delivery on orders over £10 in the UK

Poems 2007-2010

Adrienne Rich

ISBN: 9780393079678
Format: Hardback
Publisher: WW Norton & Co


 Write a review

    Printable

Relationships-partings/reconciliations, solidarities/ruptures, trust/betrayal, exposure/withdrawal-are the deep fabric of this forceful work.

 

Synopsis

Details

Reviews

 
In the intimate address of "Axel Avakar," the black humor of "Quarto," and the underground journey of "Powers of Recuperation," compressed lyrics flash among larger scenarios where images, dialogues, blues, and song spiral into political visions. Adrienne Rich has said, "I believe almost everything I know, have come to understand, is somewhere in this book." from "Ballade of the Poverties" There's the poverty of wages wired for the funeral you Can't get to the poverty of bodies lying unburied There's the poverty of labor offered silently on the curb The poverty of yard sale scrapings spread And rejected the poverty of eviction, wedding bed out on street Prince let me tell you who will never learn through words There are poverties and there are poverties.
 
 

Buying Options

Other Versions

 
£17.26
RRP £19.99 - save £2.73

Dispatched within 48 hours

Reserve in-store:
Not currently stocked in Blackwell shops.  Ask your local shop to obtain this title for you.