Vita Nova

by Louise Gluck

Paper Book, 1999





Hopewell, N.J. : Ecco Press, 1999.


The Pulitzer Prize-winning poet returns with a book length sequence combining the ecstatic utterance of "The Wild Iris" with the worldly dramas elaborated in "Meadowlands" 64 pp.

User reviews

LibraryThing member danlai
Need to reread this before I make any decisions about how I feel about this. Obviously not as good as The Wild Iris, but still good.
LibraryThing member hopeevey
This was suggested to me when I asked for books and poetry about breakups that honored the former sweetheart as well as the process of getting over the end of a very good relationship.

This books filled that bill, but not the way I really expected it to. The poems focused on the first person, and the narrator's journey, both inner and outer. This is a book that'll bear re-reading. All the poems spoke to me, but I couldn't always make out the message.… (more)


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