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Midwest Eclogue Poems by David Baker

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Published by W. W. Norton .
Written in English


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Number of Pages112
ID Numbers
Open LibraryOL7454408M
ISBN 100393329615
ISBN 109780393329612
OCLC/WorldCa85897799

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Midwest Eclogue is a profound dialogue between the heartland and the heart. David Baker's devotions are erotic and familial, natural and environmental, literary and social. Inspired by the landscape of the Midwest, Baker's landscape of human passions--haunted by roots and wings--is rendered in a rich and polyphonic t Eclogue: Poems (Paperback). Virgil's book contains ten pieces, each called not an idyll but an eclogue ("draft" or "selection" or "reckoning"), populated by and large with herdsmen imagined conversing and performing amoebaean singing in largely rural settings, whether suffering or embracing revolutionary change or happy or unhappy love. Performed with great success on the. Get this from a library! Midwest eclogue: poems. [David Baker] -- A profound dialogue between the heartland and the heart. Poems are erotic and familial, natural and environmental, literary and social. David Baker is the author of Midwest Eclogue ( avg rating, 72 ratings, 9 reviews, published ), Never-Ending Birds ( avg rating, 57 ratings, 1 /5.

  "The most expansive and moving poet to come out of the American Midwest since James Wright."&#;Marilyn HackerMidwest Eclogue is a profound dialogue between the heartland and the heart. David Baker's devotions are erotic and familial, natural and environmental, literary and Pages: The poetry in this book is stunning. Two of Baker's favorite poets are Emily Dickinson and Walt Whitman, and it really shows. The language is tight and flowing and beautiful, and his poetry addresses many different issues: ADHD, cancer, environmental ruin, etc, in a story format.5/5.   I am now reading Midwest Eclogue by David Baker, because I went to hear him read last night and marveled at his poems. An eclogue is a pastoral or bucolic poem or set of poems, and I had encountered the eclogue in poetic tradition in works by Virgil and Spenser, and in music in works by Lizst and Stravinsky, so while the word doesn't come up that often, the form persists.   By Elizabeth Alexander. Graywolf, 90 pages, $14 paper. Midwest Eclogue. By David Baker. Norton, pages, $ A Palace of Pearls. By .

Inappropriate The list (including its title or description) facilitates illegal activity, or contains hate speech or ad hominem attacks on a fellow Goodreads member or author. Spam or Self-Promotional The list is spam or self-promotional. Incorrect Book The list contains an .   From Midwest Eclogue () Monarchs Landing and Flying Hyper- The Spring Ephemerals Winged Midwest Eclogue The Blue Late Pastoral From Changeable Thunder () Benton's Clouds Pulp Fiction Trees beside Water After Rain The City of God Unconditional Election Ohio Fields after Rain Brand: Norton, W. W. & Company, Inc. Fishpond Australia, Midwest Eclogue: Poems by DavidBakerBuy. Books online: Midwest Eclogue: Poems, , d: W. W. Norton & Company. Up the dog bounds to the window, baying. Poet and essayist David Baker was born in Bangor, Maine. He spent his childhood in Missouri and earned both a BSE and MA from Central Missouri State University before earning a PhD from the University of Utah.