Shirt in Heaven

^ Read ^ Shirt in Heaven by Jean Valentine Ù eBook or Kindle ePUB. Shirt in Heaven Valentine leads us chronologically from childhood drawings and wartime memories to the present, where she addresses aging and the loss of loved ones. She has taught at Sarah Lawrence College, New York University, and Columbia University, and lives in the Morningside Heights neighborhood of New York City.. Jean Valentine has a gift for tough strangeness, but also a dreamlike syntax and manner of arranging the lines of short poems so as to draw us into the doubleness and fluency of feelings.&mda

Shirt in Heaven

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Rating : 4.12 (684 Votes)
Asin : 155659478X
Format Type : paperback
Number of Pages : 80 Pages
Publish Date : 2013-11-18
Language : English

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Valentine leads us chronologically from childhood drawings and wartime memories to the present, where she addresses aging and the loss of loved ones. She has taught at Sarah Lawrence College, New York University, and Columbia University, and lives in the Morningside Heights neighborhood of New York City.. "Jean Valentine has a gift for tough strangeness, but also a dreamlike syntax and manner of arranging the lines of short poems so as to draw us into the doubleness and fluency of feelings."—The New York Times Book ReviewQuietly marked by elegy and memory, National Book Award winner Jean

A poet's poet This is one of poet Jean Valentine's most accessible, revelatory books. The elegiac stance heightens the potency and, yes, poignancy of the poems. Stripped to the essential, the poems accumulate on a feeling level, in agency. I finished the book in one reading, and returned to it at once to read the poems again, slowly and thoughtfully.

About the AuthorJean Valentine: Jean Valentine is the current State Poet of New York. She has earned many of the country’s highest honors for her work, including the Wallace Stevens Award from the Academy of American Poets, a Guggenheim Fellowship, and The Poetry Society of America's Shelley Memorial Prize. She is the author of twelve books of poetry, including Door in the Mountain: New and Collected Poems, which won the National Book Award for Poetry. She lives in New York City.. She has taught at Sarah Lawrence College, New York University, and Columbia University

She has earned many of the country’s highest honors for her work, including the Wallace Stevens Award from the Academy of American Poets, a Guggenheim Fellowship, and The Poetry Society of America's Shelley Memorial Prize. She has taught at Sarah Lawrence College, New York University, and Columbia University. She is the author of twelve books of poetry, including Door in the Mountain: New and Collected Poems, which won the National Book

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