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Reasons for Winter Guttman

Reasons for Winter

Guttman

Published January 16th 1992
ISBN : 9780919626515
Paperback
64 pages
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Naomi Guttmans first collection of poems marks the appearance of a deeply emotional, highly intelligent new voice. Its theme is intimacy-ours, especially womens, experience of intimacy in many forms, how it marks us, how we long for it, the ways inMoreNaomi Guttmans first collection of poems marks the appearance of a deeply emotional, highly intelligent new voice. Its theme is intimacy-ours, especially womens, experience of intimacy in many forms, how it marks us, how we long for it, the ways in which it is both our fulfilment and our undoing. The personae range from children to old men and women, jailbirds to schoolgirls- the language is chosen without ever becoming deliberate, precise but always musical. These are poems from and of the heart, chastened by experience, taut with craft.