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Macbeth in Venice
William Logan
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Macbeth in Venice

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One of the most technically gifted poets of his generation, William Logan here presents four sequences, each of which is haunted by the battered history of the enchanted city of Venice: two refugees from Nazi Germany replay a version of the Aeneid that shadows their lives in and out of Venice; the comedy of Tiepolo's Punchinello drawings are given mocking narrative; a mode ...more
Paperback, 96 pages
Published May 27th 2003 by Penguin Books
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B.L. Aldrich
Mar 07, 2016 rated it it was amazing  ·  review of another edition
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Excellent, excellent, excellent. Modern form poetry at its finest. The technical proficiency required of form poetry makes word choice and precision alone difficult tasks enough to achieve, and that's without managing to simultaneously squeeze meaning from whatever words one cobbles together. Not only has Logan woven history, philosophy, and wit into these pieces, but in clean, flawless form poems that never cave to weak rhymes or imprecise syllable counts. The feat lies in making it all look so ...more
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