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Location Call Number / Copy Notes Barcode Shelving Location Status Due Date
Brownstown PL - Brownstown 811 G567 (Text) 79361000034371 Adult Nonfiction - Literature & Poetry Available -
West Lafayette PL - West Lafayette 811.54 GLU (Text) 31951002936059 2nd Floor - Non-Fiction Available -

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  • ISBN: 9780374107420 (alk. paper)
  • ISBN: 0374107424 (alk. paper)
  • Physical Description: viii, 79 p. ; 24 cm.
  • Edition: 1st ed.
  • Publisher: New York : Farrar, Straus and Giroux, 2006.

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Averno is a small crater lake in southern Italy, regarded by the ancient Romans as the entrance to the underworld. That place gives its name to Louise Glück's eleventh collection: in a landscape turned irretrievably to winter, it is the only source of heat and light, a gate or passageway that invites traffic between worlds while at the same time opposing their reconciliation. Averno is an extended lamentation, its long, restless poems no less spellbinding for being without plot or hope, no less ravishing for being savage, grief-stricken. What Averno provides is not a map to a point of arrival or departure, but a diagram of where we are, the harrowing, enduring presence. --Publisher.
Subject: Persephone (Greek deity) > Poetry.

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