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Description - Turtle, Swan and Bethlehem in Broad Daylight by Mark Doty

The winner of four major awards, including the National Book Critics Circle Award and the T. S. Eliot Prize, Mark Doty has established himself as one of the most courageous and eloquent poets of our time. The University of Illinois Press is proud to present this one-volume edition of Doty's first two collections of poetry, "Turtle, Swan and Bethlehem in Broad Daylight". Long out of print, "Turtle, Swan and Bethlehem in Broad Daylight" brought Doty to critical attention as the first post-Stonewall gay poet to emerge as a major voice in American letters. Stories of paradise, pageant, and fugitive peace course through these pages are lit by Doty's visions of the architecture and artifice of a lush world. Exploring the forms of remembering and inventing, Doty affirms that, from the first loss, we preserve by naming.

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Book Details

ISBN: 9780252068423
ISBN-10: 0252068424
Format: Paperback
(210mm x 140mm x mm)
Pages: 192
Imprint: University of Illinois Press
Publisher: University of Illinois Press
Publish Date: 1-Dec-1999
Country of Publication: United States

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