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The Resource It shouldn't have been beautiful, Lia Purpura

It shouldn't have been beautiful, Lia Purpura

Label
It shouldn't have been beautiful
Title
It shouldn't have been beautiful
Statement of responsibility
Lia Purpura
Title variation
It should not have been beautiful
Creator
Author
Subject
Genre
Language
eng
Summary
" Lia Purpura has won national acclaim as both a poet and an essayist. The exquisitely rendered poems in this, her fourth collection, reach back to an early affinity for proverbs and riddles and the proto-poetry found in those forms. Taking on epic subjects--time and memory, metamorphosis and indeterminacy, the complicated nature of beauty, wordless states of being--each poem explores a bright, crisp, singular moment of awareness or shock or revelation. Purpura reminds us that short poems, never merely brief nor fragmentary, can transcend their size, like small dogs, espresso, a drop of mercury"--
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Provided by publisher
Cataloging source
DLC
http://library.link/vocab/creatorDate
1964-
http://library.link/vocab/creatorName
Purpura, Lia
Dewey number
811/.54
Index
no index present
LC call number
PS3566.U67
LC item number
A6 2015
Literary form
poetry
Series statement
Penguin Poets
Label
It shouldn't have been beautiful, Lia Purpura
Instantiates
Publication
Carrier category
volume
Carrier category code
nc
Carrier MARC source
rdacarrier
Content category
text
Content type code
txt
Content type MARC source
rdacontent
Dimensions
22 cm.
Extent
86 pages
Isbn
9780143126904
Lccn
2015016943
Media category
unmediated
Media MARC source
rdamedia
Media type code
n
System control number
  • 2407104
  • (OCoLC)907140397
  • (OCoLC)ocn907140397
  • 2398718
  • 2407104
Label
It shouldn't have been beautiful, Lia Purpura
Publication
Carrier category
volume
Carrier category code
nc
Carrier MARC source
rdacarrier
Content category
text
Content type code
txt
Content type MARC source
rdacontent
Dimensions
22 cm.
Extent
86 pages
Isbn
9780143126904
Lccn
2015016943
Media category
unmediated
Media MARC source
rdamedia
Media type code
n
System control number
  • 2407104
  • (OCoLC)907140397
  • (OCoLC)ocn907140397
  • 2398718
  • 2407104
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