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The Prince of the Quotidian Paperback – June, 1994

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Product Details

  • Paperback: 41 pages
  • Publisher: Wake Forest Univ Pr (June 1994)
  • Language: English
  • ISBN-10: 0916390632
  • ISBN-13: 978-0916390631
  • Product Dimensions: 0.2 x 5.5 x 8.5 inches
  • Shipping Weight: 3.2 ounces
  • Average Customer Review: 3.0 out of 5 stars  See all reviews (1 customer review)
  • Amazon Best Sellers Rank: #5,971,412 in Books (See Top 100 in Books)

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2 of 2 people found the following review helpful By A Customer on June 17, 2000
Format: Paperback
An odd little book, this is more of a journal in verse than a collection of independent poems. It was published at about the same time that Farrar, Straus and Giroux published Muldoon's THE ANNALS OF CHILE, and the style here is quite similar to that book's long poem "Yarrow." Like "Yarrow," this sequence is highly allusive and makes plenty of inside personal jokes as well; you don't so much hope to understand it as just go along for the ride. What mitigates the opacity somewhat is Muldoon's playful approach to form: the entries often fall into sonnets, and there's always some kind of rhyme scheme to trace. Muldoon's trademark playful pararhyming is very much on display here, as when he criticizes an Irish production for making Chekhov "more Irish / than a rush." Anyone who already enjoys Muldoon should read this, but it certainly shouldn't be the first thing you read by him.
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