Kissing the bread : new & selected poems, 1969-1999 / by Sandra M. Gilbert.

Title
Kissing the bread : new & selected poems, 1969-1999 / by Sandra M. Gilbert.
Author
Gilbert, Sandra M.
Publication
New York : W.W. Norton & Co., c2000.

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Description
320 p.; 22 cm.
Contents
  • The Magi in Florida, 1988 -- About the Beginning -- The Dolls -- Uncle Barney -- Going to Connecticut -- Thirty Years Later I Meet Your Seventeen-Year-Old Daughter the Poet -- The Mall -- Seizure -- The Outsider -- Broth -- Indoor Camellia -- Journal Entry, 1984 -- Mother-in-Law -- In the Garage of the Retirement Complex -- Gold Tooth -- God, He Had a Hall -- Variations on a Theme -- After the Freeze -- The Scar -- October 31, 1995: A Ghost in Goldwin Smith -- Berkeley, February 11, 1998: The Hypothetical Life -- Ending the Book -- The Tidal Wave -- Walking the Seawall -- Death -- Code Blue, ICU, Bed 5 -- Talk Show -- Against Poetry -- Want -- The Mountains -- Memory Fails -- Some Definitions -- Objet Trouve -- After Long Rain -- Omens -- Epithalamion -- When She Was Kissed by the Mathematician -- Her Response to His Theorem -- She Grapples with Operations Research -- He Issues Commands -- He Discusses Gravity --
  • After He Expounds the Theorem of the Different Infinities -- Long Division -- They Debate Triangles and Medians -- He Explains the Book Proof -- At Cleopatra Bay -- Sorrow -- Shelling Beans Outside Pollenca -- Aurora Borealis -- Last Sunday at Les Grands Eaux Musicales -- Autumn, Como -- Notes in Provence -- Catedral at Tlacolula -- Trionfo del Morte -- Hurtigrulen -- Kissing the Bread -- October 6, 1992: Seattle, Looking for Mount Rainier -- February 11, 1992: At the Art Institute of Chicago -- May 3, 1992: On the Surface -- June 15, 1992: Widow's Walk, Harpswell, Maine -- September 10, 1992: Picking Wildflowers in New Hampshire -- November 26, 1992: Thanksgiving at the Sea Ranch, Contemplating Metempsychosis -- from Water Music -- Spring Equinox, 1993: Puerto Vallarta, Playa de los Muertos -- Calla Lilies -- February 11, 1994: Berkeley, Anniversary Waltz Again -- from The Love Sequence -- Accident -- Blood Pressure -- In the Golden Sala -- Grandpa --
  • My Grandmother in Paris -- Anniversary Waltz -- Ponce de Leon -- 2085 -- For the Muses -- The Dressmaker's Dummy -- On the Third Hand -- Emily's Bread -- Daguerreotype: Governess -- Daguerreotype: "Fallen" Woman -- Daguerreotype: Wet Nurse -- Bas Relief: Bacchante -- Sculpture: Naiad/Fountain -- Elegy -- The Night Grandma Died -- Simplicity -- Sitting -- The Emily Dickinson Black Cake Walk -- The Summer Kitchen -- The Brussels Sprouts -- Five Potatoes -- Turnips -- The Leeks -- Ginger Root -- The Carrots -- The Red Cabbages -- Beets -- The Wild Grasses -- Autumn Song -- The Celery Bushes -- The Language of Flowers -- Gelting Fired, or "Not Being Retained" -- The Intruder -- The Giant Rat of Sumatra -- Her Last Sickness -- After a Death -- Mafioso -- Shell Collecting -- Grandmother -- The Dream of the Sun -- The Cassandra Dream -- The Milk Dream -- The Dream of My Daughter -- The Grandmother Dream -- Doing Laundry -- Tailors -- The Fireflies --
  • In the Fourth World.
ISBN
0393049418
LCCN
00027764
Owning Institutions
Columbia University Libraries