Portraits and Elegies: Poems

Gjertrud Schnackenberg


Portraits and Elegies: Poems

Portraits and Elegies: Poems

  • Title: Portraits and Elegies: Poems
  • Author: Gjertrud Schnackenberg
  • ISBN: 9780374519810
  • Page: 348
  • Format: Paperback



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The first third of this book consists of tender elegiac poems written in honor of the poet's deceased father. If these poems are to be taken at face value, Schnackenberg's relationship with her father was a warmly affectionate and un-fraught one --- a rare thing in the contemporary American poetic landscape, which to this day is dominated by abusive and/or dysfunctional families like Sylvia Plath's. In this part of the book, Schnackenberg is at her finest, treading a tremulous tightrope over the [...]

Lyrical, formally beautiful; perhaps her best book. Certainly one of the most impressive early books from an American poet.


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