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Description - Given Sugar, Given Salt by Jane Hirshfield

In this luminous and authoritative new collection, Jane Hirshfield presents an ever-deepening and altering comprehension of human existence in poems utterly unique, as William Matthews once wrote of her work, in their "praise of ceaseless mutability as life's central splendor."In poems complex in meaning yet clear in statement and depiction, Hirshfield explores questions of identity, aging, death, and of time and the variegated gifts brought by its relentless passage. Whether meditating upon a button, the role of habit in our lives, or the elusive nature of our relationship to sleep, Hirshfield brings each subject into a surprising and magnified existence.

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Book Details

ISBN: 9780060959012
ISBN-10: 0060959010
Format: Paperback
Imprint: HarperCollins
Publisher: HarperCollins Publishers Inc
Publish Date: 2-Apr-2002
Country of Publication: United States

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