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4.5 of 5 stars 4.50  ·  rating details  ·  14 ratings  ·  4 reviews
This collection of poetry ranges from sonnet-sized meditations to extended narratives, from myth-laden journeys to pop cultural autobiography. The centrepiece is the award-winning prose and verse narrative, The Two Domains.
Paperback, 103 pages
Published January 1st 1998 by David R. Godine Publisher
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Apr 20, 2010 Deja rated it 5 of 5 stars
Shelves: poetry
Oh Mr Goldbarth, where have you been all my life?

Been a long time since I fell into a deep swoon for a poet. But golly.

Read this on the train this morning, and laughed and laughed.

Is dense. Will need/want to read it again (and again). And immediately acquire everything else I can find by this good sir.
During the holidays, I read poems from 3 books by Goldbarth, a wonderful poet whom I had missed somehow. Even those who do not usually read poetry would find his work interesting.
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This book was given to me by a dear friend. Goldbarth is a weirdo, but he's so comfortable with his own weirdness that one can't help but listen to him & laugh at/with him.
David R.  Godine
"There is simply no poet like him."
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Albert Goldbarth is an American poet born January 31, 1948 in Chicago. He is known for his prolific production, his gregarious tone, his eclectic interests and his distinctive 'talky' style. He has been a Guggenheim fellow and won the National Book Critics Circle award in 1991 and 2001, the only poet to receive the honor two times. He also won the Mark Twain Award for Humorous Poetry, awarded by t ...more
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