The Volcano Sequence

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University of Pittsburgh Press, 2002 - Poetry - 123 pages
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One of America's premier poets presents a book "with a voice of its own--it is a prayer to God . . . and a mourning for life's fleetingness" (K.C. Williams).

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User Review  - Richard - Goodreads

the last few sections of this really came alive to me; prior to that though I wasn't connecting / feeling it that much, just kind of absorbing the language / images. ostriker's poems are political and ... Read full review

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User Review  - Jason Allen Ashlock - Goodreads

Give me anything by Ostriker--poetry, prose, letters, speeches, notes scribbled on gum wrappers-- and I'll consume it again and again. Read full review


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Alicia Ostriker is the author of seven volumes of poetry, as well as "Vision and Verse in William Blake" and an annotated edition of Blake's "Complete Poems," Her work as a feminist critic includes "Writing like a Woman" and the widely influential and controversial "Stealing the Language: The Emergence of Women's Poetry in America.

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