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Title 33 poems / Robert Lax ; edited by Thomas Kellein.
Author Lax, Robert, author.
Publication New York : New Directions Publishing Corporation, 2019.
Copyright date ©1988
Description 199 pages ; 23 cm
Call # 811 L
Summary "The American poet Robert Lax belongs to the generation of Thomas Merton, Beat poetry, Abstract Expressionism, and the compositions of John Cage. Yet he stands out as this era's most intriguing minimalist poet, gaining this reputation through a constant questioning of the universe and our idea about it. His poetry varies from fables and parables to clear-cut columns of words, from his account of a day at the circus as a vision of creation to his own insistent and mystical search for truth. 33 Poems presents the quintessential gathering of Lax's work, including Sea & Sky and The Circus of the Sun, 'perhaps the greatest English-language poem of this century' (The New York Times)"-- Provided by publisher.
Note "A New Directions book."
Bibliography Includes bibliographical references.
Contents The man with the big general notions -- Zoo sign -- [Wake up Jack] -- Circus -- The circus of the sun -- The juggler -- Jerusalem -- Question -- [The port was longing] -- [One stone] -- Andalusian proverb -- [Maximum capacity] -- [Basic forms] -- [Goodbye] -- [One bird, two birds] -- [River] -- [In the dark] -- Shorter history of western civilization -- [Are you a visitor] -- [The watcher] -- [Every night] -- The bomb -- Sea & sky -- Abstract poem -- Able Charlie Baker dance -- A problem in design -- The angel and the little old lady -- Shepherd's calendar -- Seven episodes -- Tractatus I-II -- One island -- Tiger -- 21 pages.
Subject American poetry -- 20th century.
American poetry. (OCoLC)fst00807348
Addl. Author Kellein, Thomas, editor.
Addl. Title Poems. Selections
ISBN 9780811228367 paperback alkaline paper
0811228363 paperback alkaline paper

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