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Jill Alexander Essbaum - Author


Jill Alexander Essbaum is the author of several collections of poetry. Her work has twice appeared in The Best American Poetry, as well as its sister anthology, The Best American Erotic Poems: From 1800 to the Present. A winner of the Bakeless Poetry Prize and recipient of two NEA literature fellowships, Essbaum is a member of the core faculty of the Low Residency MFA at the University of California, Riverside, where she teaches poetry. She lives and writes in Austin, Texas. Hausfrau is her first novel.

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Hausfrau by Jill Alexander Essbaum
Hausfrau
Jill Alexander Essbaum
A much talked about novel of female alienation, US poet Essbaum's is a curious blend of Madame Bovary and Anna Karenina brought into the modern post-feminist age. Married to Bruno, a stolid Swiss banker, American middle-aged wife Anna...
Format: Paperback - Released: 07/04/2016
Hausfrau by Jill Alexander Essbaum
Hausfrau
Jill Alexander Essbaum
A Maxim Jakubowski selected title. A much talked about novel of female alienation, US poet Essbaum's is a curious blend of Madame Bovary and Anna Karenina brought into the modern...
Format: Hardback - Released: 26/03/2015

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