MILLER, G: Rib Cage (Phoenix Poets)

Book cover. Rib Cage (Phoenix Poets)Miller, Greg. Rib Cage (Phoenix Poets). University of Chicago Press, 2001. ISBN: 0226527999. Unmarked. Very Good. Hardcover. (#30612) $20.00

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Written in a language rarely heard in modern devotion, the poems in Rib Cage show old communities disintegrating, extended families dispersing, and people in economic or personal distress struggling for dignity and a clear sense of their predicaments.

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ROETHKE, T: Selected letters of Theodore Roethke

Book cover. Selected letters of Theodore Roethke
Selected letters of Theodore Roethke. University of Washington Press, 1968. Unmarked. Clipped dust jacket with rubbing and chipping. Very Good in very good dust jacket. Hardcover. (#30519) $20.00

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Edited, with an introduction by Ralph J. Mills, Jr. Roethke chronology. The letters run from 1931 through 1963. Index. Roethke (1908-1963), an American poet, is regarded as one of the most accomplished and influential poets of his generation. Roethke’s work is characterized by its introspection, rhythm and natural imagery. 273p.

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PHILLIPS, C: Poetry, Love, and Mercy (The Judith Lee Stronach Memorial Lecture on the Teaching of Poetry)

Phillips, Carl; Lifchez, Raymone. Poetry, Love, and Mercy (The Judith Lee Stronach Memorial Lecture on the Teaching of Poetry). The Bancroft Library, UC Berkeley, 2008. ISBN: 9781893663275. Unmarked. Very Good. Paperback. (#29842) $45.00

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The fifth Judith Lee Stronach Memorial Lecture, May 2, 2008. 16p. Measures 7×10 inches. Limited edition of 500 copies. Introduction by Raymond Lifchez.

Carl Phillips (b. 1959), an American writer and poet, has won a number of awards for his work. He also teaches African and Afro-American Studies and English at Washington University in St. Louis.