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Late Wife: Poems (Southern Messenger Poets) Hardcover – September 1, 2005

4.7 out of 5 stars 29 ratings

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"Late Wife tells the story of love lost and redeemed. In Emerson's hands, heartbreak and healing turn as tangible as the material world she observes with such love and such precision."

About the Author

Claudia Emerson is the author of the poetry books Pharaoh, Pharaoh, Pinion: An Elegy, Figure Studies, and Secure the Shadow, all published in Dave Smith’s Southern Messenger Poets series. Her poems have appeared in Poetry, Southern Review, Shenandoah, TriQuarterly, New England Review, and other journals. The recipient of a Witter Bynner Fellowship from the Library of Congress and fellowships from the National Endowment for the Arts and the Virginia Commission for the Arts, she holds the Arlington Distinguished Chair in Poetry at the University of Mary Washington in Fredericksburg, Virginia.

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  • Item Weight : 7.5 ounces
  • Product Dimensions : 6 x 0.43 x 9.02 inches
  • Hardcover : 64 pages
  • ISBN-10 : 9780807130834
  • ISBN-13 : 978-0807130834
  • Publisher : LSU Press; 1st Edition (September 1, 2005)
  • ASIN : 0807130834
  • Language: : English
  • Customer Reviews:
    4.7 out of 5 stars 29 ratings