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The alphabet of desire

Title
The alphabet of desire / Barbara Hamby.
Author
Hamby, Barbara, 1952-
Publication
New York : New York University Press, [1999], ©1999.

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Description
xii, 103 pages; 22 cm
Contents
  • The Word -- Millennium Rave -- Blood -- The Ex-Goddess Speaks -- The Hunter -- The Chicken-Wire Girls -- With Sonya -- Beriberi -- Mr. Pillow -- Paper -- Cut -- Hey, Udine! -- Thinking of Galileo -- The Dream of the Red Drink -- Achtung, My Princess, Good Night -- Beelzebub on the Prowl -- Cruelty -- Dad, Dave, Deluge, Death -- Elliot and I Discuss Eliot via Macbeth -- Footbinding as a Way of Life -- Gospel -- Hatred -- Irony Waltz -- Jane Austen Jambalaya -- Kamehameha Drive-in, 25 Years Later -- Laudanum for Everyone -- Midnight on the Piazza della Signoria -- Noli Me Tangere, Stupid -- Origami Ragtime -- Pas de Deux with Incubi -- Quel Scandale, Darling -- Reichsfuhrer Blues -- So Long, Roy -- Trigger Tries to Explain -- Uccello, Filippo Lippi, Leonardo -- Valentine for Martin Luther -- Woo -- X-Ray of Your Brain at 4 A.M. -- Yellow Fever -- Zugzwang Amore -- Ode on My Wasted Youth -- Ode to Italian Fruit -- Ode to Money -- Ode to Public Bathrooms --
  • Ode to Insects -- Ode to Warts -- Ode to Teeth -- Ode to Untoward Dreams -- Ode to Black and White Movies -- Ode to Breath -- Ode to Castrati -- Ode on My Bitterness -- Ode to the Lost Luggage Warehouse at the Rome Airport.
ISBN
  • 0814735975 (alk. paper)
  • 0814735983 (pbk. : alk. paper)
LCCN
98058063
OCLC
ocm40408934
Owning Institutions
Columbia University Libraries