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CLOSE / Parnassiad by Julian Darius
  

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CLOSE / Parnassiad by Julian Darius

CLOSE / Parnassiad collects the first two poetry collections by Julian Darius, newly annotated by the author with a new introduction and 21 previously unpublished poems, bringing the total number of poems to 147. These poems range from the highly literary ( On Parnassus with My Post-Coital Cigarette. ) to the highly personal ( Traveler ). Included are poems on feminism, postmodernism, poetry, President Clinton, modern society, hedonism, sadomasochism, homosexuality, 9-11, and Jesus Christ. One poem responds to Kipling; the next calls you to imagine the process of biological evolution through the consciousnesses of the creatures involved. Other poems address Ezra Pound, Charles Bukowski, and The Waste Land -- often followed by bold intellectual observations that leave the reader both laughing and contemplating.

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Publication date

23rd May 2005

Author

Julian Darius

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Publisher

Lulu.com

Format

Paperback
336 pages

Categories

Poetry

ISBN

9781411627086

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