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Cynthia Genser's landscapes, like those of D.H. Lawrence, are analogues of human emotions; her men and women exist in their effects - prototypes one minute, passionate and distinctly visible individuals the next. Person and place invite the reader into an adventure that begins and ends everywhere. The language employed throughout the volume is voluptuous, sensuous, precise. Of Genser's later work, Adrienne Rich wrote that she was stirred by "the sudden flash of sounds and images cohering."

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Book Details

ISBN: 9780819510853
ISBN-10: 0819510858
Format: Paperback
(216mm x 140mm x 5mm)
Pages: 80
Imprint: Wesleyan University Press
Publisher: University Press of New England
Publish Date: 1-Jan-1977
Country of Publication: United States

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Author Biography - Cynthia Genser

Cynthia Genser is also the author of two books, and her poems have been published in several magazines and journals, including The Paris Review and Western Humanities Review. She lives and works in New York City, and publishes now as Cynthia Kraman.