In the "Manderley of Rebecca", Daphne du Maurier's forbidding haven of mocking ghosts and secrets that refuse to remain buried, nothing is as it seems. So in this stunning debut collection by Rebecca Wolff, cities, partners, mothers, sisters, friends, and perfect strangers all disguise their true faces, while they who seek connection are "transported from one great gaping/hole in the fabric/of our knowledge to another." No passage is too dark, no garden too tangled for the troubled dreamer of Manderley. Wolff turns a quicksilver gaze on a fluid world where both the real and the imaginary are transfigured. Tempering steely candor with a sophisticated delight in wordplay, these poems turn on a dime from the sensual to the eerie, the resigned to the hopeful, the comforting to the shocking. Each poem weaves together layers of dream, remembrance, and fantasy, distilling from romantic excess a gritty, spare language of truth-telling and surprise.
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Descrizione libro University of Illinois Press, 2001. Condizione libro: Good. N/A. Former Library book. Shows some signs of wear, and may have some markings on the inside. Codice libro della libreria GRP66504343
Descrizione libro Condizione libro: Good. Book Condition: Good. Codice libro della libreria 97802520269804.0
Descrizione libro University of Illinois Press, 2001. Hardcover. Condizione libro: Fine. No Jacket. 1st Edition.... First edition, first printing. Hardbound. Fine/fine. Issued without dust jacket. A nice clean copy. Comes with mylar dust jacket protector. Shipped in well padded box. Smoke-free shop. 0.0. Codice libro della libreria LW-197
Descrizione libro Condizione libro: Like New. Book Condition: Like New. Codice libro della libreria 97802520269802.0