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First Language

First Language( )
Author: Kleinschmidt, Edward
Series title:Juniper Prize for Poetry Ser.
Publication Date:Feb 1990
Publisher:University of Massachusetts Press
Book Format:Paperback
List Price:USD $15.95
Book Description:

This book is the winner of the 1989 Juniper Prize, the annual poetry award sponsored by the University of Massachusetts Press. The poems in First Language do what Keats said poems must do: "surprise by a fine excess." Edward Kleinschmidt's words ricochet and deflect on their way to and from the heart. As the title suggests, these poems work from the source, that area of language, memory, and experience behind the operative meaning of words. Kleinschmidt dives into the layered...
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Book Details
Detailed Subjects: Fiction / Short Stories (Single Author)
Physical Dimensions (W X L X H):6 x 9 Inches
Book Weight:0.299 Pounds

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