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Mermaids in the Basement book. Carolyn Kizer's poetry about myth and lore sometimes outshines the original tales. The section called Chinese Love reveals how minimalism shows so much
Mermaids in the Basement book. The section called Chinese Love reveals how minimalism shows so much. The drawbacks for me were the prosey sections of long poems.
A collection of "poems for women" from the Pulitzer Prize winner.
Select Format: Hardcover. A collection of "poems for women" from the Pulitzer Prize winner. A New York Times notable book. ISBN13:9780914742814.
Carolyn Ashley Kizer (December 10, 1925 – October 9, 2014) was an American poet of the Pacific Northwest whose works reflect her feminism. She won the Pulitzer Prize in 1985.
Carolyn Turgeon’s Mermaid evokes just that feeling. Published in the United States by Broadway Paperbacks, an imprint of the Crown Publishing Group, a division of Random House, In. New York. JO-ANN MAPSON, author of Solomon’s Oak and the Bad Girl Creek trilogy. This Mermaid is resplendent with shimmering details, the dark and thrilling story behind that comforting childhood memory. Broadway Paperbacks and its logo, a letter B bisected on the diagonal, are trademarks of Random House, Inc.
Poet, essayist, and translator Carolyn Kizer was born in 1925 in Spokane . Mermaids in the Basement: Poems for Women, Copper Canyon Press (Port Townsend, WA), 1984.
Poet, essayist, and translator Carolyn Kizer was born in 1925 in Spokane, Washington. As Melanie Rehak in the New York Times put it, Kizer was a feminist practically before the term existed, and she has consistently spoken out against injustice both in her work and in her life. The Nearness of You: Poems for Men, Copper Canyon Press, 1986.
At that, the speaker utters some last, cheerful but hurried words of good- bye as she drags the "bitch" off "by the scruff," perhaps in fear of any further weaken- ing of her will-perhaps, too, in shameful discomfort at her inner weakness.
Carolyn Ashley Kizer (born December 10, 1925) is a Pulitzer Prize-winning American poet of the Pacific Northwest, whose works reflect her feminism. Kizer was born in Spokane, Washington, the daughter of a socially prominent Spokane couple, Her father, Benjamin Hamilton Kizer, was 45 when she was born. Her mother, Mabel Ashley Kizer, was a professor of biology who had received her doctorate from Stanford University.
The cell into which he had been thrust was no more than ten feet square. He had never been fettered in any way, and with each passing moment, the room seemed more and more like a square coffin. He had never been fettered in any way, and with each passing moment, the room seemed more and more like a square coffin d paced the rough stone floor for what seemed like hours, and time seemed to move slower than on the outside. Clive stopped, looked about the room wildly, and felt fear clawing at him like a live thing. The walls, made of uneven bricks, radiated a nigrescent gloom, illuminated only by a stub of a candle with less than an inch left. The pale flickering light did not even lighten.