The Octopus Museum: Poems

The Octopus Museum: Poems

Brenda Shaughnessy / Sep 17, 2019

The Octopus Museum Poems This collection of bold and scathingly beautiful feminist poems imagines what comes after our current age of environmental destruction racism sexism and divisive politics Informed by Brenda Shaughn

  • Title: The Octopus Museum: Poems
  • Author: Brenda Shaughnessy
  • ISBN: 0525655654
  • Page: 272
  • Format: Hardcover
  • This collection of bold and scathingly beautiful feminist poems imagines what comes after our current age of environmental destruction, racism, sexism, and divisive politics.Informed by Brenda Shaughnessy s craft as a poet and her worst fears as a mother, the poems in The Octopus Museum blaze forth from her pen in these pages, we see that what was once a generalized fear This collection of bold and scathingly beautiful feminist poems imagines what comes after our current age of environmental destruction, racism, sexism, and divisive politics.Informed by Brenda Shaughnessy s craft as a poet and her worst fears as a mother, the poems in The Octopus Museum blaze forth from her pen in these pages, we see that what was once a generalized fear for our children car accidents, falling from a tree is now hyper reasonable, specific, and multiple school shootings, nuclear attack, loss of health care, a polluted planet As Shaughnessy conjures our potential future, she movingly and often with humor envisions an age where cephalopods might rule over humankind, a fate she suggests we may just deserve after destroying their oceans These heartbreaking, terrified poems are the battle cry of a woman who is fighting for the survival of the world she loves, and a stirring exhibition of who we are as a civilization Get A Copy Kindle Store Online StoresAudibleBarnes NobleWalmart eBooksApple BooksGoogle PlayAbebooksBook DepositoryIndigoAlibrisBetter World BooksIndieBoundLibraries Or buy for Hardcover, 96 pages Expected publication March 19th 2019 by Knopf Publishing Group More Details ISBN 0525655654 ISBN13 9780525655657 Other Editions 2 All Editions Add a New Edition Combine Less Detail edit details Win a Copy of This Book The Octopus Museum Poems by Brenda Shaughnessy Release date Mar 19, 2019 This collection of bold and scathingly beautiful feminist poems imagines what comes after our current age of environmental destruction, racism, sexism This collection of bold and scathingly beautiful feminist poems imagines what comes after our current age of environmental destruction, racism, sexism, and divisive politics.Informed by Brenda Shaughnessy s craft as a poet and her worst fears as a mother, the poems in The Octopus Museum blaze forth from her pen in these pages, we see that what was once a generalized fear for our children car accidents, falling from a tree is now hyper reasonable, specific, and multiple school shootings, nuclear attack, loss of health care, a polluted planet As Shaughnessy conjures our potential future, she movingly and often with humor envisions an age where cephalopods might rule over humankind, a fate she suggests we may just deserve after destroying their oceans These heartbreaking, terrified poems are the battle cry of a woman who is fighting for the survival of the world she loves, and a stirring exhibition of who we are as a civilization Enter Giveaway Format Print book

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        Brenda Shaughnessy was born in Okinawa, Japan, in 1970 and grew up in Southern California She received her B.A in literature and women s studies at the University of California, Santa Cruz, and she earned an M.F.A at Columbia University.She is the author of Human Dark with Sugar Copper Canyon Press, 2008 , winner of the James Laughlin Award from the Academy of American Poets, and Interior with Brenda Shaughnessy was born in Okinawa, Japan, in 1970 and grew up in Southern California She received her B.A in literature and women s studies at the University of California, Santa Cruz, and she earned an M.F.A at Columbia University.She is the author of Human Dark with Sugar Copper Canyon Press, 2008 , winner of the James Laughlin Award from the Academy of American Poets, and Interior with Sudden Joy Farrar, Straus Giroux, 1999 , which was nominated for the PEN Joyce Osterweil Award for Poetry, a Lambda Literary Award, and the Norma Farber First Book Award Her poems have appeared in Best American Poetry, Bomb, Boston Review, Conjunctions, McSweeney s, The New Yorker, The Paris Review, The Yale Review, and elsewhere.About her work, the poet Richard Howard writes The resonance of Shaughnessy s poems is that of someone speaking out of an ecstasy and into an ecstasy, momentarily pausing to let us in on the fun, the pain Shaughnessy is the recipient of a Bunting Fellowship at the Radcliffe Institute for Advanced Study at Harvard University, and a Japan U.S Friendship Commission Artist Fellowship She is the poetry editor at Tin House magazine and currently teaches creative writing at Princeton University and Eugene Lang College at the New School


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