Portrait of the Artist as a White Pig by Jane Gentry
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Portrait of the Artist as a White Pig
By Jane Gentry

Portrait of the Artist as a White Pig

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Portrait of the Artist as a White Pig by Jane Gentry

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These rich, lyrical poems, written by Jane Gentry over ten years, register the resonance between the poet's inner being and the outer world's everyday events. Moments of insight-gained while watching a roofer at work next door, napping with the cat, reading on the porch, carrying the laundry, or strolling the aisles of Sam's Club-expose the bright bones of the swiftness of time's passage, reminding us to stay attentive. Gentry's poems are deeply grounded in the continuity of family and homeplace yet also embrace new experiences. The juxtaposition of the ordinary and the beautiful, the paradox of the mundane and the artistic-whether in nature, in relationships, in memories, or in the body-are the hallmarks of her second collection.

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Book Details

ISBN: 9780807131701
ISBN-10: 0807131709
Format: Paperback / softback
(229mm x 146mm x 7mm)
Pages: 81
Imprint: Louisiana State University Press
Publisher: Louisiana State University Press
Publish Date: 1-Sep-2006
Country of Publication: United States

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Author Biography - Jane Gentry

Jane Gentry's first poetry volume was A Garden in Kentucky. The recipient of a Yaddo and two Al Smith Fellowships, among other honors, she lives in Versailles and is a professor of English at the University of Kentucky.

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