The Biplane Houses

The Biplane Houses

Book - 2007 | 1st American ed
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Les Murray's first new book since Poems the Size of Photographs (2002) finds him at his near-miraculous best. Where that book and the book-length poem Fredy Neptune (1999) were animated by Murray's choice of a single mode of approach (the short poem, the modern epic), this one calls on his ability to write in any voice, style, and genre: there are story poems, wordplays, history--and myth-makings, domestic portraits, and Australian landscapes (such as the one that gives the book its title). The Biplane Houses is evidence of a great poet in top form.

Publisher: New York : Farrar, Straus and Giroux, 2007
Edition: 1st American ed
ISBN: 9780374115487 (hardcover : alk. paper)
0374115486 (hardcover : alk. paper)
Branch Call Number: 821.914 MUR
Characteristics: 99 p. ; 22 cm


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