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Goodbye, Silver Sister - Poems (Paperback): Jeanne Foster

Goodbye, Silver Sister - Poems (Paperback)

Jeanne Foster

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Goodbye, Silver Sister, Jeanne Foster's second collection of po-ems, opens with a series of poems about a girl coming of age in pre-Katrina New Orleans, informed and haunted by the magic of the city. The powerful Pearl River forms the dividing line be-tween adulthood and other worlds, both geographic and existen-tial: "death, divorce, and the thousand other ways I would lose faith in the breastplate of love." The collection is also an elegy for and tribute to the poet's par-ents, who met in the WPA Artists' Project. Through her poems she keeps them alive and is also able to say good-bye. Like the work of her mentor, James Wright, these poems reach far beyond the personal in their willingness to look at the un-seemly sides of being human within the context of a profound spiritual search.

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Imprint: Northwestern University Press
Country of origin: United States
Release date: May 2015
Authors: Jeanne Foster
Dimensions: 216 x 156 x 6mm (L x W x T)
Format: Paperback
Pages: 80
ISBN-13: 978-0-8101-3128-6
Categories: Books > Language & Literature > Literature: texts > Poetry texts & anthologies > General
LSN: 0-8101-3128-5
Barcode: 9780810131286

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