What Does A House Want?

What Does A House Want?

Selected Poems

Book - 2014 | First Edition.
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What Does a House Want? affirms Gary Geddess place as one of the premier Canadian poets of his generation. Equally at home with the lyric and the long poem, Geddes brings his "deadly accuracy in language and form" and his no-holds-barred style to bear on multinationals, Israeli-Palestinian violence, the guilt of Leon Trotsky, P.O.W.s, assassins, mad-bombers, China's bloody Emperor Qin Shi Huang, and the reputation of Ezra Pound. "Sandra Lee Scheuer," a lyric on the Kent State killings, has been described as "the kind of poem most poets wait a lifetime for;" and The Terracotta Army, an award-winning sequence on politics and art, insists on the marriage of story and song, embracing narrative, yet achieving a rare and luminous lyric intensity.
Publisher: Pasadena, CA : Red Hen Press, [2014].
Edition: First Edition.
ISBN: 9781597092760
Branch Call Number: 811.54 GEDDES
Characteristics: 239 pages ; 23 cm


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Jun 08, 2015

Smoking' awesome! The Terracotta Army is an amazing sustained poem.


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