Call Boomerang Books 1300 36 33 32

Description - The Seven Ages by Louise Gluck

Louise Gluck has long practiced poetry as a species of clairvoyance. She began as Cassandra, at a distance, in league with the immortal; to read her books sequentially is to chart the oracle's metamorphosis into unwilling vessel, reckless, mortal, and crude. The Seven Ages is Gluck's ninth book, her strangest and most bold. In it she stares down her own death, and, in so doing, forces endless superimpositions of the possible on the impossible -- an act that simultaneously defies and embraces the inevitable, and is, finally, mimetic. Over and over, at each wild leap or transformation, flames shoot up the reader's spine.

Buy The Seven Ages by Louise Gluck from Australia's Online Independent Bookstore, Boomerang Books.

Book Details

ISBN: 9780060933494
ISBN-10: 0060933496
Format: Paperback / softback
(226mm x 157mm x 6mm)
Imprint: Ecco Press
Publisher: Ecco Press
Publish Date: 26-Mar-2002
Country of Publication: United States

Other Editions - The Seven Ages by Louise Gluck

Book Reviews - The Seven Ages by Louise Gluck

» Have you read this book? We'd like to know what you think about it - write a review about Seven Ages book by Louise Gluck and you'll earn 50c in Boomerang Bucks loyalty dollars (you must be a Boomerang Books Account Holder - it's free to sign up and there are great benefits!)

Write Review


Books By Louise Gluck

American Originality by Louise Gluck
Hardback, April 2017
$39.55
Faithful and Virtuous Night by Louise Gluck
Paperback / softback, September 2015
$23.07
Poems 1962-2012 by Louise Gluck
Paperback / softback, November 2013
$36.25
Radial symmetry by Louise Gluck
Paperback, May 2011
$24.29