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Profit and loss / Leontia Flynn

Title
Profit and loss / Leontia Flynn
Author
Flynn, Leontia, 1974-
Publication
London : Cape Poetry, 2011

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Description
[59] p.; 20 cm.
Summary
Celebrated as an unusually original poet, nervy, refreshing, deceptively simple Leontia Flynn has quickly developed into a writer of assured technical complexity and a startling acuity of perception. In her third collection, Flynn examines and dismantles a fugitive life.
Subject
Genre/Form
  • Poetry
  • poetry.
  • Poems – English – 21st century.
  • Poésie.
Note
  • Poems
Processing Action (note)
  • committed to retain
Contents
Part One. The dream house ; The oven ; 'The notorious case of Robert the painter' ; The flats ; The doctors ; Reminders ; The bullfight ; Inside the Catedral Nueva ; Mellaril ; The girl upstairs ; The day we discovered pornography in the mail ; The peace lily ; The vibrator ; After the funeral ; The Yanks ; The exorcism ; The help-line ; The examination room ; Two ways of looking at an ultrasound scan ; I once lived in a railway carriage flat ; Anecdote ; The floppy disk ; The superser ; Colette ; My father's language ; There's birds in my story ; The dodgy porch light ; The pin-hole camera ; Room in April -- Part Two. Letter to friends -- Part Three. Five obvious Catullus versions ; Cyd Charisse ; A plane ; Bubbles ; Magpies ; Wedding weather.
ISBN
  • 9780224093439
  • 0224093436
OCLC
738377047
Owning Institutions
Harvard Library