Praise for "Shaler's Fish" "Macdonald is a poet of vision and sound, oracular one moment and playful the next, whose first love and only loyalty is to the music of words." "O, the Oprah Magazine" "Devoted readers of "H Is for Hawk" will find Macdonald's gift for stunning language, patient curiosity, and expansive wisdom on full display in her poems." "Publishers Weekly""Reseña del editor:
Before Helen Macdonald rose to international acclaim with her "beautiful and nearly feral" ("New York Times") bestselling memoir "H Is for Hawk," she wrote a collection of poetry, "Shaler's Fish." In robust, lyrical verse, "Shaler's Fish" roams both the outer and inner landscapes of the poet's universe, seamlessly fusing reflections on language, science, and literature, with the loamy environments of the natural worlds around her. Moving between the epicwar, history, art, myth, philosophyand the specificCNN, Ancient Rome, Auden, Merleau-PontyMacdonald examines with humor and intellect what it means to be awake and watchful in the world. These are poems that probe and question, within whose nimble ecosystems we are as likely to encounter Schubert as we are "a hand of violets," Isaac Newton as a "winged quail on turf." Nothing escapes Macdonald's eye and every creature hereinfrom the smallest bird to the loftiest thinkerholds a significant place in her poems. This is an unparalleled collection from one of greatest nature writers, and a poet of dazzling music and vision."
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Buchbeschreibung Atlantic Monthly Press, New York, 1997. Hardcover. Buchzustand: Very Good. Zustand des Schutzumschlags: Good. Hardcover in very good condition. Jacket is a little worn at edges and corners; spine ends of jacket and hardcover are slightly bumped. Pages are sound and clean; all text is clear. TS. Used. Artikel-Nr. 458121