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The uses of adversity

Title
The uses of adversity / Ronald Wallace.
Author
Wallace, Ronald.
Publication
Pittsburgh : University of Pittsburgh Press, [1998], ©1998.

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Description
xii, 114 pages; 20 cm.
Series Statement
Pitt poetry series
Uniform Title
Pitt poetry series.
Contents
  • Where Are They Now? -- Howdy Doody -- Froggy the Gremlin -- War Games -- The Funnies -- The Voyeur -- Weird Tales -- The Tivoli -- Dogs (1) -- The Killing Jar -- 1960 -- Gin Lane -- Statutes of Limitation -- Delayed Reaction -- Temps perdu -- Milk Toast -- Unto You a Son -- 1958 -- The Friday Night Fights -- The Uses of Adversity (1) -- Needles -- The Last Resort -- Another Think Coming -- My Father: A Life -- Thanksgiving 1994 -- The Uses of Adversity (2) -- Doctor Death -- Safety First -- Crowned -- Coaching -- Fielding -- Hunting -- Tonight's Lecture -- Rich -- Albert's Osprey -- Osprey -- Swamp -- Feeding the Bananaquits: Maho Bay -- The Bad Snorkeler -- Seasick -- Metaphor as Illness -- Going Deaf -- Tomatoes -- Conspiracy Theory -- Guilty -- Dogs (2) -- Accident -- In Our Parents' Bed -- Old Man Jokes -- Alzheimer's -- At the Vietnamese Restaurant -- Living with Pain -- Bluebirds -- The Faithful -- God's Handiwork -- The American Dream --
  • Broken Sonnet -- Mr. Nice Guy -- To Worry -- Decision Making -- Mind & Body -- The Pen Is Mightier -- The Aesthetics of Beauty -- Breasts -- Panties -- Masculine Endings -- Mermaids -- In the Garden -- On Time -- Hostage -- The Student Theme -- The Bad Sonnet -- L=a=n=g=u=a=g=e -- Les poetes celebres -- The McPoem -- American Sonnet -- Sonnet to My Socks -- Sea Changes -- Meteors -- Pomegranates -- Morning Glories -- Come Out -- The Calling -- The Cat and the Night -- Life or Death -- Golden Gate -- Thin Ice -- A Mind of Winter -- Waxworms -- The Wish -- Skin -- The Seahorse -- The Reef -- Sharks' Teeth -- Tropes -- An Essay on Love -- Cat in the Snow -- The Last Sonnet -- Man Sleeping.
ISBN
  • 0822940671 (acid-free paper)
  • 0822956713 (pbk. : acid-free paper)
LCCN
97033954
OCLC
  • 37792421
  • ocm37792421
Owning Institutions
Columbia University Libraries