Jackstraws - Faber Poetry (Paperback)Charles Simic (author)
Paperback Published: 04/09/2000
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Simic's poems are like self-developing polaroids, in which a scene, gradually assembling itself out of unexplained images, suddenly clicks into a recognisable whole. Because of his wartime youth, Simic's mind is stocked with precise images of the fearful, the incomprehensible and the fragmented. Two motives - the search for explanation, knowing there is none and the finding of plots or images to match the burden of feeling - have always driven his poems. The results in Jackstraws are as brutal and featherlight as they have ever been.
Publisher: Faber & Faber
Weight: 110 g
Dimensions: 198 x 125 x 6 mm
Edition: New edition
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