Country, Living
Country, Living

As a perennial outsider, the speaker traverses through loneliness, consumerism, and silence, until he sees his personal history as communal. It's a quest to honor the complexity of the mind and heart over time--a quest for justice, love, and compassion. Cultural forces and conventions--repression, prejudice, power regimes-- frame feelings of powerlessness, and are explored deeply in this collection.

About the author:

Ira Sadoff is the author of seven previous collections of poetry, including Barter, and Grazing (U. of Illinois), a novel, O. Henry prize-winning short stories, and The Ira Sadoff Reader (a collection of stories, poems, and essays about contemporary poetry). He is the recipient of a Creative Arts Fellowship from the National Endowment of the Arts and a Fellowship from the Guggenheim foundation. His poems have been widely anthologized, including in the Harper Anthology of American Literature, and The Bedford Introduction to Literature, Great American Prose Poems, and The Best American Poetry 2002 and 2008.

Title Country, Living
Author Ira Sadoff
Publisher Alice James Books
Title First Published 30 June 2020
Format Paperback
Nb of pages
ISBN-10 1948579103
ISBN-13 9781948579100
Publication Date 30 June 2020
Weight 16 oz.

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