The Resource Winter hours : prose, prose poems, and poems, Mary Oliver, (electronic resource)

Winter hours : prose, prose poems, and poems, Mary Oliver, (electronic resource)

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Winter hours : prose, prose poems, and poems
Title
Winter hours
Title remainder
prose, prose poems, and poems
Statement of responsibility
Mary Oliver
Creator
Contributor
Subject
Language
eng
Summary
"What good company Mary Oliver is!" the Los Angeles Times has remarked. And never more so than in this extraordinary and engaging gathering of nine essays, accompanied by a brief selection of new prose poems and poems. (One of the essays has been chosen as among the best of the year by The Best American Essays 1998, another by The Anchor Essay Annual.) With the grace and precision that have won her legions of admirers, Oliver talks here of turtle eggs and housebuilding, of her surprise at the sudden powerful flight of swans, of the "thousand unbreakable links between each of us and everything else." She talks of her own poems and of some of her favorite poets: Poe, writing of "our unescapable destiny," Frost and his ability to convey at once that "everything is all right, and everything is not all right," the "unmistakably joyful" Hopkins, and Whitman, seeking through his poetry "the replication of a miracle." And Oliver offers us a glimpse as well of her "private and natural self -- something that must in the future be taken into consideration by any who would claim to know me."
Cataloging source
Midwest
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1935-2019
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Oliver, Mary
Dewey number
811/.54
Index
no index present
Literary form
non fiction
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  • American essays
  • American poetry
  • Electronic books
Target audience
adult
Label
Winter hours : prose, prose poems, and poems, Mary Oliver, (electronic resource)
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online resource
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Carrier MARC source
rdacarrier
Color
multicolored
Content category
text
Content type code
  • txt
Content type MARC source
rdacontent
Control code
MWT12017225
Dimensions
unknown
Extent
1 online resource
Form of item
  • online
  • electronic
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Isbn
9780547349480
Isbn Type
(electronic bk.)
Media category
computer
Media MARC source
rdamedia
Media type code
  • c
Publisher number
MWT12017225
Specific material designation
remote
Stock number
12017225
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Mode of access: World Wide Web
Label
Winter hours : prose, prose poems, and poems, Mary Oliver, (electronic resource)
Link
Publication
Distribution
Carrier category
online resource
Carrier category code
  • cr
Carrier MARC source
rdacarrier
Color
multicolored
Content category
text
Content type code
  • txt
Content type MARC source
rdacontent
Control code
MWT12017225
Dimensions
unknown
Extent
1 online resource
Form of item
  • online
  • electronic
Governing access note
Digital content provided by hoopla
Isbn
9780547349480
Isbn Type
(electronic bk.)
Media category
computer
Media MARC source
rdamedia
Media type code
  • c
Publisher number
MWT12017225
Specific material designation
remote
Stock number
12017225
System details
Mode of access: World Wide Web

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