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Through the paintings of Vermeer, Michael White explores new landscapes and transforms familiar ones in this extraordinary new collection of poems. This captivating masterwork transports us across eras and continents, from Confederate lynchings to the bombing of Dresden, through its lyrical inhabitations of some of Vermeer's most revered paintings, each one magically descrThrough the paintings of Vermeer, Michael White explores new landscapes and transforms familiar ones in this extraordinary new collection of poems. This captivating masterwork transports us across eras and continents, from Confederate lynchings to the bombing of Dresden, through its lyrical inhabitations of some of Vermeer's most revered paintings, each one magically described and renewed. More than mere ekphrasis, Michael White explores the transformative possibilities of great art in his fourth collection, winner of the 2013 Lexi Rudnitsky Editor's Choice Award....

Title : Vermeer in Hell: Poems
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ISBN : 9780892554362
Format Type : Paperback
Number of Pages : 80 Pages
Status : Available For Download
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Vermeer in Hell: Poems Reviews

  • Raymonds009
    2019-03-04 20:19

    I do not remember what drew me to this book but it did not pan out for me. It was rather like naval gazing with a careful observation now and then, but not enough.

  • Sophie
    2019-02-19 20:36

    "We only know what we've seen because we've seen it.""while the tiny attic casement & shutters loom almost transparent, color of thought.""Love has left these keyhole views for us as well"

  • Allison
    2019-03-09 00:25

    Artful and haunting poems.