Compulsions of Silkworms and Bees
By (author) Julianna Baggott
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Compulsions of Silkworms and Bees by Julianna Baggott
Book DescriptionThis new collection of poetry from veteran author, Julianna Baggott, is written as a manual on writing poetry. On the surface, it appears only to be a collection of poems about poetry. On a deeper level though, it turns craft on its ear to examine the larger, looming world. There are several different types of poems included. Some poems are written as question and answer dialogues. Some poems personify poetry itself as a character and address it as an unruly muse. Others are more pointedly instructive and presented as example poems. Still others are written to famous poets ranging from Theodore Roethke to Dean Young and can be either argumentative or adoring.
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Book DetailsISBN: 9780807132562
Paperback / softback
(230mm x 155mm x 6mm)
Imprint: Louisiana State University Press
Publisher: Louisiana State University Press
Publish Date: 1-Mar-2007
Country of Publication: United States
Books By Author Julianna Baggott
Instructions, Paperback (January 2017)
In this inventive collection, Julianna Baggott invites readers to reconsider basic assumptions about language, faith, motherhood, and love. With a sharply honed voice featuring parentheticals that often comment on and sometimes undercut what has come before, these poems whirl through contemporary America.
Seventh Book of Wonders, Paperback / softback (August 2016)View all books by Julianna Baggott
Originally publised: New York: Little, Brown and Company, 2015.
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Author Biography - Julianna Baggott
Julianna Baggott is the author of two previous poetry collections, This Country of Mothers and Lizzie Borden in Love. Her debut novel, Girl Talk, was a national bestseller, and was followed by The Miss America Family and The Madam. She also writes books for young adults under the pseudonym N. E. Bode. She recently coauthored the upcoming Which Brings Me to You: A Novel in Confessions with Steve Almond.
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