shop by

Circumstances Beyond Our Control : Poems (Hardcover)

Customer Reviews   Write a Review

Be the first to review this item and earn 25 Rakuten Super Points™

Product Overview

Robert Phillips is a prominent member of America''s neglected "transition generation" of poets--those born in the late 1930s and early 1940s. His work has been included in many anthologies and textbooks. He gathers for his seventh full-length collection his best poems of the past six years, from dramatic monologues to personal lyrics. While most are free-verse, there are also sonnets, a villanelle, a ballade, an abecedarian, found poems, prose poems, haiku, and clerihews.

Divided into three sections--"Fire and Obsession," "A Little Light Music," and "Rituals"--this new volume reveals Phillips''s playfulness and good humor, his high intelligence, and his musicality.


Publisher Johns Hopkins Univ Pr
Mfg Part# 9780801883767
SKU 202235132
Format Hardcover
ISBN10 0801883768
Release Date 4/10/2007
Product Attributes
Book Format Hardcover
Minimum Age 18
Number of Pages 0072
Publisher Johns Hopkins University Press
Sold Out
Sorry, you missed the deal!
This product is currently not available.
Promotions & Offers (1)
  •  custom promo
    5% Back* Sitewide with Promo Code Rewardme *See page for details