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They Can't Take That Away from Me
by Gail Mazur
In this series of new poems Gail Mazur takes stock-of the complexity of relationships between parents and children, the desires of the body as well as its frailties, the distinctions between memory and history, and the hope of art to capture these seemingly inscrutable realities. By turns mordant and passionate, narrative and meditative, Mazur's poems imply that life, with ...more
Paperback, 96 pages
Published April 1st 2001 by University Of Chicago Press
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After nearly 13 years of apprenticing herself to poetry, during which she studied with Robert Lowell and immersed herself in the Boston/Cambridge literary scene, Gail Mazur published her first collection, Nightfire (1978), at age 40. Other books include The Pose Of Happiness: Poems (1986); They Can't Take That Away from Me (2001); and Zeppo's First Wife: New and Selected Poems (2006). Tess Taylor, ...moreMore about Gail Mazur...