Walking backwards : poems, 1966-2016

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New York : Farrar, Straus and Giroux, 2018.
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First edition.
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366 pages ; 24 cm
9780374285791, 0374285799


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Includes index.
Collected poems from Americas searching and thoughtful philosopher-poet . . . There s something Comforting about rituals renewed, even adolescents pipe dreams: They ll find out soon enough, and meanwhile find their places In the eternal scenery, less auguries or cautionary tales Than parts of an unchanging whole, as ripe for contemplation As a planisphere or the clouds: the vexed destinies, the shared life, The sempiternal spectacle of someone preaching to the choir While walking backwards in the moment on a warm spring afternoon. John Koethes poemsalways dynamic and in process, never static or completeluxuriate in the questions that punctuate the most humdrum of routines, rendering a robust portrait of an individual: complicated, quotidian, and resounding with truth. Gathering for the first time his impressive and award-winning body of work, published between 1966 and 2016, Walking Backwards introduces this gifted poet to a new, wider readership.

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APA Citation, 7th Edition (style guide)

Koethe, J. (2018). Walking backwards: poems, 1966-2016 (First edition.). Farrar, Straus and Giroux.

Chicago / Turabian - Author Date Citation, 17th Edition (style guide)

Koethe, John, 1945-. 2018. Walking Backwards: Poems, 1966-2016. New York: Farrar, Straus and Giroux.

Chicago / Turabian - Humanities (Notes and Bibliography) Citation, 17th Edition (style guide)

Koethe, John, 1945-. Walking Backwards: Poems, 1966-2016 New York: Farrar, Straus and Giroux, 2018.

MLA Citation, 9th Edition (style guide)

Koethe, John. Walking Backwards: Poems, 1966-2016 First edition., Farrar, Straus and Giroux, 2018.

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