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Selected poems II : poems selected & new 1976-1986 / Margaret Atwood.

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  • 3 of 3 copies available at Evergreen Indiana.

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Location Call Number / Copy Notes Barcode Shelving Location Status Due Date
Morgan Co PL - Martinsville Main Library 811.54 ATW (Text) 78551000521147 Non-Fiction Available -
New Castle-Henry County PL - Main 811.54 ATWO (Text) 39231025479813 Adult Non-fiction Collection Available -
Plainfield-Guilford Twp PL - Plainfield 811.54 Atwood (Text) 31208910551664 non-fiction Available -

Record details

  • ISBN: 9780395454060 (paperback)
  • ISBN: 0395454069 (paperback)
  • Physical Description: ix, 147 pages ; 24 cm
  • Publisher: Boston : Houghton Mifflin Co., 1987.

Content descriptions

Formatted Contents Note: From Two-Headed poems (1978): A paper bag -- The woman who could not live with her faulty heart -- Five poems for dolls -- Five poems for grandmothers -- Marrying the hangman -- Four small elegies -- Two-headed poems -- The bus to Alliston, Ontario -- The woman makes peace with her faulty heart -- Solstice poem -- Marsh, hawk -- A red shirt -- Night poem -- All bread -- You being. From True stories (1981): True stories -- Landcrab I -- Landcrab II -- Postcard -- Nothing. From Notes towards a poem that can never be written: A conversation -- Flying inside your own body -- Torture -- A woman's issue -- Christmas carols -- Notes towards a poem that can never be written -- Vultures -- Sunset II -- Variation on the word sleep -- Mushrooms -- Out -- Blue dwarfs -- Last day. From Interlunar (1984): From Snake poems: Snake woman -- Bad mouth -- Eating snake -- Metempsychosis -- Psalm to snake -- Quattrocento -- After Heraclitus. From Interlunar: Bedside -- Recognition -- Keep -- Anchorage -- Georgia beach -- A Sunday drive -- Orpheus (1) -- Eurydice -- The robber bridegroom -- Letter from Persephone -- No name -- Orpheus (2) -- The words continue their journey -- Heart test with an echo chamber -- A boat -- Interlunar. New poems (1985-1986): Aging female poet sits on the balcony -- Porcupine tree -- Aging female poet reads little magazines -- Porcupine meditation -- Aging female poet on laundry day -- Nightshade on the way to school -- Mothers -- She -- Werewolf movies -- How to tell one country from another -- Machine. Gun. Nest. -- The rest -- Another elegy -- Galiano coast: Four entrances -- Squaw lilies: Some notes -- Three praises -- Not the moon.
Summary, etc.: Houghton Mifflin now proudly publishes Selected Poems II, a volume of selections from Atwood's poetry of the last ten years. Underlying oppression and injustice, we hear the music of compassion and fellowship.
Subject: Canadian poetry > 20th century.
Poetry as Topic.

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