8 edition of How the brain grew back its own history found in the catalog.
How the brain grew back its own history
Includes bibliographical references and index.
|Series||2006 winner Bright Hill Press poetry award series -- no. 13|
|LC Classifications||PS3602.E2557 H69 2008|
|The Physical Object|
|LC Control Number||2008020477|
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Poetry. “‘The external World is fitted to the Mind,’ wrote Wordsworth. The terse, startling poems of HOW THE BRAIN GREW BACK ITS OWN HISTORY agree, and add the body to that mix. In tantalizing language and gnomic pronouncements they explore the membrane between body and mind, between mind and world, and between world and body.
Her poems have appeared in a variety of journals, including Pleiades, Green Mountains Review, Arts & Letters, Epoch, and Poetry.
Her first book, _How the Brain Grew Back Its Own History_, won the Bright Hill Press Poetry Award and is available from Bright Hill Press () and Small Press Distribution ()/5. How the brain grew back its own history. [Liz Beasley] Home.
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