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A Question of Seeing

Poems by Donald Finkel

A Question of Seeing( )
Author: Finkel, Donald
ISBN:978-1-55728-501-0
Publication Date:Jul 1998
Publisher:University of Arkansas Press
Book Format:Hardback
List Price:USD $27.95
Book Description:

In lines electrified with lyricism and wit, Donald Finkel carves a clearing out of the backyard brush and the intellectual brambles of existence. Whether he writes a short lyric or a long experimental series, Finkel relies on concrete images--a breeze through grass, a cigarette in a piano player's hand--to ground his central questions about the clash of order and chaos in our everyday lives. Working fluently in formal lines and in free verse, he can write with equal authority of...
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Book Details
Pages:93
Detailed Subjects: Poetry / General
Physical Dimensions (W X L X H):6 x 9 x 0.8 Inches
Book Weight:0.77 Pounds
Author Biography
Finkel, Donald (Author)
Poet Donald Finkel was born in New York City on October 21, 1929. He received a bachelor's degree in philosophy in 1952 and a master's degree in English in 1953 from Columbia University. He taught at the Iowa Writers' Workshop, Bard College, and Washington University. He wrote numerous books of poetry including The Garbage Wars (1970), A Mote in Heaven's Eye (1975), Going Under (1978), and Not So the Chairs: Selected and New Poems (2003). He died from complications of Alzheimer's disease on November 15, 2008 at the age of 79.

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