The Seven Ages

By: Gluck, Louise

Price: $18.00

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Book Condition: Near Fine


68 pp. 8vo. Dark grey boards with black spine and silver lettering. Review copy. Promotion letter laid in. Dust jacket is protected with a Brodart archival cover. A very nice copy. From the jacket: "The Seven Ages is Gluck's ninth book, her strangest and most bold. In it she stares down her own death, and, in so doing, forces endless superimpositions of the possible on the impossible--an act that simultaneously defies and embraces the inevitable, and is, finally, mimetic. Over and over, at each wild leap or transformation, flames shoot up the reader's spine."


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Louise Gluck has long practiced poetry as a species of clairvoyance. She began as Cassandra, at a distance, in league with the immortal; to read her books sequentially is to chart the oracle's metamorphosis into unwilling vessel, reckless, mortal and crude. "The Seven Ages" is Gluck's ninth book, her strangest and most bold. In it she stares down her own death, and, in so doing, forces endless superimpositions of the possible on the impossible -- an act that simultaneously defies and embraces the inevitable, and is, finally, mimetic. Over and over, at each wild leap or transformation, flames shoot up the reader's spine.

Title: The Seven Ages

Author Name: Gluck, Louise

Categories: Poetry,

Edition: First

Publisher: New York, Ecco: 2001

ISBN Number: 0060185260

ISBN Number 13: 9780060185268

Binding: Hardcover

Book Condition: Near Fine

Jacket Condition: near fine Jacket

Seller ID: 000234

Keywords: Collectible - Like New; First Edition,