Goodreads helps you keep track of books you want to read.
Start by marking “Imitation of Life” as Want to Read:
Imitation of Life
Enlarge cover
Rate this book
Clear rating
Open Preview

Imitation of Life

3.92  ·  Rating Details ·  24 Ratings  ·  1 Review
Book by Joseph, Allison
Paperback, 103 pages
Published April 1st 2003 by Carnegie-Mellon University Press (first published December 2002)
More Details... edit details

Friend Reviews

To see what your friends thought of this book, please sign up.

Reader Q&A

To ask other readers questions about Imitation of Life, please sign up.

Be the first to ask a question about Imitation of Life

A World of Verse by Christopher  ShieldsThe Dust of Us by Michelle BoskeAn Old Man by Eric M. BlackThe Culling of the Fold by Jessika BatDead Horses by Joan Colby
Contemporary American Poetry
113th out of 160 books — 59 voters
Weeds and Wild Flowers by Alice OswaldThe Will to Change by Adrienne RichWhat the Living Do by Marie HoweNature by May SwensonThe Dead and the Living by Sharon Olds
Best Contemporary Female Poets
13th out of 41 books — 1 voter


More lists with this book...

Community Reviews

(showing 1-40)
filter  |  sort: default (?)  |  Rating Details
Meghan
Feb 28, 2010 Meghan rated it really liked it
Allison Joseph writes adolescent female bodies in a way that makes my head spin. These are beautiful poems, rich to the seams, and strong.
Ken
Ken rated it liked it
Aug 17, 2007
Split Lip Press
Split Lip Press rated it it was amazing
Jul 10, 2014
O.
O. rated it it was ok
Oct 28, 2007
Karen
Karen rated it really liked it
May 16, 2009
Anna
Anna rated it it was amazing
Dec 17, 2012
Michael Meyerhofer
Michael Meyerhofer rated it it was amazing
Nov 11, 2013
Ren
Ren rated it really liked it
Feb 12, 2011
Geoff Schmidt
Geoff Schmidt rated it it was amazing
Aug 23, 2008
Jeff Haynes
Jeff Haynes rated it it was amazing
Mar 10, 2011
Melissa Hostetter
Melissa Hostetter rated it really liked it
Nov 12, 2013
Angie
Angie rated it liked it
Mar 28, 2010
Elizabeth
Elizabeth rated it it was amazing
Jun 29, 2008
Debbie Mcnelis
Debbie Mcnelis rated it really liked it
Nov 17, 2013
Joe
Joe rated it liked it
Apr 14, 2015
A.C. Marheine
A.C. Marheine rated it it was amazing
Jun 17, 2016
Amanda
Amanda rated it liked it
Aug 05, 2007
Muriel
Muriel rated it really liked it
Dec 14, 2011
Ira Sukrungruang
Ira Sukrungruang rated it it was amazing
Aug 23, 2008
Tanja Murray
Tanja Murray rated it did not like it
May 26, 2014
Katherine Riegel
Katherine Riegel rated it it was amazing
Aug 23, 2008
Mary Christine Delea
Mary Christine Delea rated it it was amazing
Sep 05, 2008
Erin
Erin rated it liked it
Jun 19, 2013
Pamela
Pamela rated it it was ok
Jul 01, 2012
Oliver
Oliver added it
Jul 14, 2007
Stef
Stef marked it as to-read
Dec 06, 2009
Evan
Evan added it
Jan 11, 2011
heel grabber
heel grabber marked it as to-read
Dec 18, 2011
Maria Leah
Maria Leah marked it as to-read
Sep 08, 2012
Ellen Roberts Young
Ellen Roberts Young marked it as to-read
Jul 10, 2013
Neverdust
Neverdust marked it as to-read
Dec 18, 2013
Rosa
Rosa marked it as to-read
Dec 21, 2013
John Burroughs
John Burroughs marked it as to-read
Jan 29, 2015
Terry Everett
Terry Everett marked it as to-read
Feb 28, 2015
Jess
Jess marked it as to-read
May 31, 2016
Louis
Louis marked it as to-read
Jun 22, 2016
Michelle Mohr
Michelle Mohr marked it as to-read
Nov 07, 2016
There are no discussion topics on this book yet. Be the first to start one »
369563
Allison Joseph (born 1967) is an American poet, editor and professor. She is author of six poetry collections, most recently, My Father's Kites: Poems (Steel Toe Books, 2010).

Born in London to parents of Jamaican heritage, Allison Joseph grew up in Toronto, Canada, and the Bronx. She graduated from Kenyon College with a B.A., and from Indiana University with an M.F.A. She teaches at Southern Illin
...more
More about Allison Joseph...

Share This Book