Collected Works: 1987-1997
"An invaluable literary landscape". -- Publishers Weekly (starred review)
"Often startling, and always amazing". -- Columbus Dispatch
Critical acclaim has been unanimous m declaring Paul Metcalf a newly rediscovered genius. Volume III completes the publication of this author's collected works with rich fare. Of particular note to collectors is the debut of his latest two significant works -- Huascaran, a magnificent poetic tribute to the Indians of Peru, and a brilliant essay encompassing a last thoughtful look at Melville, the Wizard of Oz, and the concept of home. Also included are Firebird, Golden Delicious, ... and nobody objected, Araminta and the Coyotes, Mountaineers Are Always Free!, Where Do You Put the Horse?, and The Players.
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LibraryThing ReviewUser Review - JimElkins - LibraryThing
Some remarks on "Genoa," which is one of the novels collected here. The book, "Genoa," is astonishing, among the most powerful modernist novels I've read. Ostensibly, it's a series of quotations from ... Read full review
LibraryThing ReviewUser Review - abirdman - LibraryThing
Uneven, as any "collected works" will be, this is an excellent volume, full of great work. I had thought the half dozen or so small books and chapbooks of his I already own were definitive, but it ... Read full review
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