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Felicity

Poems

Felicity( )
Author: Oliver, Mary
ISBN:978-1-59420-676-4
Publication Date:Oct 2015
Publisher:Penguin Publishing Group
Imprint:Penguin Press
Book Format:Hardback
List Price:USD $24.95
Book Description:

In this stunning collection of new poems, Felicity,Mary Oliver turns her eye from the grace of the natural world to the even more mysterious landscape of the human heart. In these poems, she meditates on love and nature, describing with joy the strangeness and wonder of human connection. She asks what it means to truly love another person, while reminding us of the transformative power of attention. Humorous, gentle, and always honest, Oliver examines love both...
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Book Details
Pages:96
Detailed Subjects: Poetry / General
Physical Dimensions (W X L X H):5.226 x 8.19 x 0.624 Inches
Book Weight:0.524 Pounds
Author Biography
Oliver, Mary (Author)
Mary Oliver was born in Cleveland, Ohio on September 10, 1935. She attended Ohio State University and Vassar College, but did not receive a degree. Her first collection of poems, No Voyage and Other Poems, was published in 1963. She wrote more than 20 volumes of poetry including The River Styx, Ohio; The Leaf and the Cloud; Evidence; Blue Horses; and Felicity. She received several awards including the Pulitzer Prize for American Primitive, the Christopher Award and the L. L. Winship/PEN New England Award for House of Light, and the National Book Award for New and Selected Poems.

Her books of prose include A Poetry Handbook, Rules for the Dance: A Handbook for Writing and Reading Metrical Verse, and Long Life: Essays and Other Writings. She held the Catharine Osgood Foster Chair for Distinguished Teaching at Bennington College from 1995 to 2001. She died on January 17, 2019 at the age of 83.

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