Children with Enemies

University of Chicago Press
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There is a gentleness in the midst of savagery in Stuart Dischell’s fifth full-length collection of poetry. These poems are ever aware of the momentary grace of the present and the fleeting histories that precede the instants of time. Part elegist, part fabulist, part absurdist, Dischell writes at the edges of imagination, memory, and experience. By turns outwardly social and inwardly reflective, comic and remorseful, the beautifully crafted poems of Children with Enemies transfigure dread with a reluctant wisdom and come alive to the confusions and implications of what it means to be human.
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About the author

Stuart Dischell teaches in the MFA Program in Creative Writing at the University of North Carolina at Greensboro. He is the author of Good Hope Road, Evenings & Avenues, Dig Safe, and Backwards Days.
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Publisher
University of Chicago Press
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Published on
Sep 21, 2017
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Pages
80
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ISBN
9780226498621
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Language
English
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Genres
Poetry / American / General
Poetry / General
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This content is DRM protected.
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