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Description - Manderley by Rebecca Wolff

In the "Manderley" of Rebecca, Daphne du Maurier's forbidding haven of mocking ghosts and secrets that refuse to remain buried, nothing is as it seems. So in this stunning debut collection by Rebecca Wolff, cities, partners, mothers, sisters, friends, and perfect strangers all disguise their true faces, while they who seek connection are "transported from one great gaping / hole in the fabric / of our knowledge to another. No passage is too dark, no garden too tangled for the troubled dreamer of "Manderley". Wolff turns a quicksilver gaze on a fluid world where both the real and the imaginary are transfigured. Tempering steely candor with a sophisticated delight in wordplay, these poems turn on a dime from the sensual to the eerie, the resigned to the hopeful, the comforting to the shocking. Each poem weaves together layers of dream, remembrance, and fantasy, distilling from romantic excess a gritty, spare language of truth-telling and surprise.

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Book Details

ISBN: 9780252070051
ISBN-10: 0252070054
Format: Paperback
(210mm x 156mm x 280mm)
Pages: 88
Imprint: University of Illinois Press
Publisher: University of Illinois Press
Publish Date: 19-Oct-2001
Country of Publication: United States

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