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Blood, tin, straw

by Sharon Olds

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Published by Knopf in New York .
Written in English


Edition Notes

StatementSharon Olds.
Classifications
LC ClassificationsPS3565.L34 B58 1999
The Physical Object
Paginationx, 125 p. ;
Number of Pages125
ID Numbers
Open LibraryOL33181M
ISBN 100375407421, 0375707352
LC Control Number99015602

Sharon Olds divides this new book into five sections - 'Blood, ' 'Tin, ' 'Straw, ' 'Fire' and 'Light' - each made up of fourteen poems which dominant imagery is drawn from one of these elements. The poems are rooted in different moments of an ordinary life and weave back and forth in time. Other articles where Blood, Tin, Straw is discussed: Sharon Olds: Olds’s later collections included Blood, Tin, Straw (), The Unswept Room (), One Secret Thing (), and Odes (). For Stag’s Leap (), which chronicles the dissolution of her marriage, she was awarded both the T.S. Eliot Prize and the Pulitzer Prize. In Olds received the Academy.

Sharon Olds is a previous director of the Creative Writing Program at NYU. Her first book of poetry, Satan Says, received the San Francisco Poetry Center second book, The Dead and the Living, was both the Lamont Poetry Selection for and the winner of the National Book Critics Circle is also the author of The Gold Cell; The Father; The Wellspring; Blood, Tin, Straw; The.   Blood, Tin, Straw: Poems From Sharon Olds—a stunning new collection of poems that project a fresh spirit, a startling energy of language and counterpoint, and a moving, elegiac tone shot through with poems that erupt out of history and childhood to those that Author: Amalie Jahn.

  Blood, Tin Straw Sharon Olds Cape Poetry £8, pp Buy it at BOL. Tiepolo's Hound Derek Walcott Faber £20, pp Buy it at BOL. This is a book . Olds’s later collections included Blood, Tin, Straw (), The Unswept Room (), One Secret Thing (), and Odes (). For Stag’s Leap (), which chronicles the dissolution of her marriage, she was awarded both the T.S. Eliot Prize and the Pulitzer Prize.


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The poems are rooted in different moments of an ordinary life and weave back and forth in time. Blood, Tin, Straw: Poems From Sharon Olds—a stunning new collection of poems that project a fresh spirit, a startling energy of language and counterpoint, and a moving, elegiac tone shot through with poems that erupt out of history and childhood to those that /5(11).

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Olds paints very physical images of daily living, including death, childbirth, pregnancy, menstruation, and sex. These concerns permeate the poems, many of which deal with marriage and family. Olds is also quite aware of the planet and the universe and their physical natures.

Her other collections include Strike Sparks: Selected Poems (, Knopf), The Unswept Room (), Blood, Tin, Straw (), The Gold Cell (), The Wellspring (), and The Father (), which was shortlisted for the T. S. Eliot Prize and was a finalist for the National Book Critics Circle Award/5.Blood, Tin, Straw: Poems eBook: Olds, Sharon: : Kindle Store.

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