Selected Poems

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Carcanet, Jan 1, 1994 - Poetry - 165 pages
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Elaine Feinstein is a poet of lyrical directness who writes with tenderness about an ageing father, a child on a swing, old films, a flowering cactus, and with insight about love, loss, jealousy, and the fear of abandonment. The poems in this expansive collection are drawn from 11 volumes published over 30 years.

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Contents

FROM In a Green Eye 1966
1
Mother Love
14
Out
27
FROM The Celebrants 1973
67
Love Song
80
A September Friend
81
Green
87
The First Siren
93
Home
107
Remembering Jean Rhys
113
Three Songs from Ithaca
124
FROM City Music 1990
133
Photographs
139
Aviation
145
From Rain Bella Akhmadulina
152
An Attempt at Jealousy Marina Tsvetayeva
164

From A City Calendar
99
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About the author (1994)

Elaine Feinstein is the author of fourteen novels, which include The Border, Dark Inheritance, Dreamers, Lady Chatterley's Confession, and Loving Brecht, as well as the biography Ted Hughes: The Life of a Poet.

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