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Save the Last Dance

Poems

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Save the Last Dance by Gerald Stern
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Description

In Save the Last Dance, Gerald Stern gives us a stunning collection of his intimately personal-yet always universal, and always surprising-poems, rich with humor and insight. Shorter lyric poems in the first two parts continue the satirical and often redemptive vision of his last collection, Everything Is Burning, while never failing to carve out new emotional territory. In the third part, a long poem called "The Preacher," Stern takes the book of Ecclesiastes as a starting point for a meditation on loss, futility, and emptiness, represented here by the concept of a "hole" that resurfaces throughout.

Author Biography

Gerald Stern is the author of the National Book Award-winning This Time, the Rebekah Johnson Bobbitt National Prize-winning Early Selected Poems, and other books. He has also been awarded the Ruth Lilly Poetry Prize, the National Jewish Book Award, and the Wallace Stevens Award, among many other honors. He lives in Lambertville, New Jersey.
Release date Australia
December 14th, 2009
Author
Country of Publication
United States
Imprint
WW Norton & Co
Pages
96
Dimensions
142x208x8
ISBN-13
9780393337310
Product ID
3429282

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