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A daughter's latitude : new & selected poems

Title
A daughter's latitude : new & selected poems / Karen Swenson.
Author
Swenson, Karen, 1936-
Publication
Port Townsend, WA : Copper Canyon Press, [1999], ©1999.

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Description
x, 259 pages; 23 cm
Contents
  • Plato's Cave -- Cooper Square -- Night Cry -- Office Party: Distaff View -- The Heroines -- Virginia -- Dear Elizabeth -- The Barmaid and the Alexandrite -- The Quilt -- Hooks and Eyes -- The Moon -- Woman: Gallup, NM -- The Price of Women -- Farewell to Fargo: Selling the House -- Nursing Home -- The Portrait -- Moon Walk -- The Death of a Photographer -- Grand Army Plaza -- The Viking Grave at Ladby -- Impressions -- The Architect -- The Phosphorescent Man -- Come with Me into Winter's Disheveled Grass -- The Quarrel -- Why Didn't Anyone Tell Hester Prynne? -- Deception Pass -- Love in Black and White -- The Chinese Laundryman -- Johanna Pedersen -- The Strapless -- Cold Hands Warm Heart -- Billy -- Ishmael -- The Red Turtleneck -- The Lover -- People Are ... -- The Daddy Strain -- Chador -- I Have Lost the Address of My Country -- Kathmandu Guest House -- Playing Jacks in Bhaktapur -- Two Trees in Kathmandu -- Moving -- Lennie Swenson -- After Divorce --
  • The Fun House Fable -- The Ladies of Lewiston -- My Mother Left Me -- The Rand McNally Atlas -- Selling Her Engagement Ring -- Pockets -- The Saga of the Small-Breasted Woman -- The White Rabbit -- Like a Henry Moore Statue -- Spring's Nebraska -- Sarah's Monsters -- Good-Bye Dorothy Gayle -- Dinosaur National -- The Diorama Painter at the Museum of Natural History -- Josie Morris -- The State of Wyoming -- The Floating Mormon -- The Itinerant Poet's Road Song -- Signature of Love -- Palouse -- A Problem in Aesthetics -- Huffman's Photograph of the Graves of the Unknown at Little Bighorn -- The Idaho Egg Woman -- Drifters: Bella Coola to Williams Lake -- Androgyny -- The Transience of Hands -- Playing Someone Else's Piano -- The Love Poem -- Wupatki -- Towers of Simon Rodia -- Spring Walk -- The Highway Death Toll -- Forest Lawn -- Closing Time at the San Diego Zoo -- Apollo at LAX -- Gardens -- Surface and Structure: Bonaventure Hotel, Los Angeles -- The Architect --
  • A Sense of Direction -- A Cappella -- Henry Moore's Statue at Lincoln Center -- Dexter Gordon: Copenhagen/Avery Fisher Hall -- Yellow Coin -- Four Windows -- City College -- The Ice-Cream Sandwich -- The Song of the Mad Woman's Son -- The Mad Woman's Song -- The Seals in Penobscot Bay -- Collision -- The Vireo -- The Stone -- Mother and Son -- On the IRT -- Why? -- A Colonial Morning Dream -- Sparrows -- The Mask -- What Does a Woman Want? -- Cold Blood -- The Garden Again -- The Beast -- Hatching -- Orangutan Rehab -- Missionaries -- Manokwari, Irian Jaya -- Stalking Lemurs -- Market Women: Lake Toba -- The Bracelet -- The Balinese Witch Doctor -- No Exemption for Tourists -- Isn't It Romantic -- Medias Res -- Wedding Bed in Mangkutana -- The English Graveyard in Malacca -- The Landlady in Bangkok -- Fisherman in Songkhla -- Alien Women: Songkhla, Thailand -- Three Silences in Thailand -- Adam and His Father -- Background and Design -- Polygamy --
  • Getting a Purchase -- The Ghost -- The Guide -- Trekking the Hills of Northern Thailand -- An American in Bangkok -- Hybrids of War: A Morality Poem -- Tuol Sleng: Pol Pot's Prison -- The Cambodian Box -- Survivors -- One at Play in the Fields Of -- Time and the Perfume River -- My Lai -- The Cham Towers at Da Nang -- We -- Making the Bed -- The Lovers -- The Architect at the Edge of the Sea -- Word Power -- Akhmatova -- New Neighborhood -- My Mother, 1930 -- Revamping the Virgin -- "That Kind of Poem" -- Bare Feet -- The Sere and Yellow Leaf.
ISBN
1556590946 (alk. paper)
LCCN
99006015
OCLC
  • 40595587
  • ocm40595587
Owning Institutions
Columbia University Libraries