Dearest Creature

Dearest Creature

eBook - 2009
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"A surreal new collection from an acclaimed poet Hallucinogenic plants chant in chorus. A thoughtful dog grants an interview. A caterpillar offers life advice. Amy Gerstler's newest collection of poetry, Dearest Creature, marries fact and fiction in a menagerie of dramatic monologues, twisted love poems, and epistolary pleadings. Drawing on sources as disparate as Lewis Carroll and Mary Shelley's Frankenstein, as well as abnormal psychology, etiquette, and archaeology texts, these darkly imaginative poems probe what it means to be a sentient, temporary, flesh-and- blood beast, to be hopelessly, vividly creaturely"--P. 4 of cover.
Publisher: New York : Penguin Books, 2009.
ISBN: 9781101144329
1101144327
9781101144985
110114498X
Characteristics: 1 online resource (84 p.)
Additional Contributors: OverDrive, Inc

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