American melancholy : poems / Joyce Carol Oates.
- 6 of 9 copies available at Missouri Evergreen. (Show)
- 1 of 1 copy available at North Kansas City.
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|Location||Call Number / Copy Notes||Barcode||Shelving Location||Status||Due Date|
|North Kansas City Public Library||811.54 OATES 2021 (Text)||0001002440251||Nonfiction New||Available||-|
- ISBN: 9780063035263
- ISBN: 006303526X
- Physical Description: 112 pages ; 24 cm
- Edition: First edition.
- Publisher: New York, NY : Ecco, an imprint of HarperCollinsPublishers, 
- Copyright: ©2021
|Formatted Contents Note:||
I: The coming storm -- In hemp-woven hammocks reading the Nation -- Exsanguination -- Little Albert, 1920 -- Harlow's monkeys -- Obedience : 1962 -- Loney -- The coming storm -- Edward Hopper's "Eleven A.M.," 1926 -- II: The first room -- The first room -- Sinkholes -- That other -- The mercy -- The blessing -- This is not a poem -- Apocalypso -- III: American melancholy -- To Marlon Brando in Hell -- Too young to marry but not too young to die -- Doctor help me -- Old America has come home to die -- Jubilate : an homage in catterel verse -- Kite poem -- American sign language -- Hometown waiting for you -- IV: "This is the time ... " -- Hatefugue -- A dream of stopped-up drains -- Bloodline, elegy -- Harvesting skin -- "This is the time for which we have been waiting" -- The tunnel -- Palliative.
The first poetry collection in twenty-five years by the National Book Award-winning author observes the human heart and mind while exploring subjects ranging from politics and racism to poverty and loss.
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|Subject:||American poetry > 21st century.