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The Commonplace Odes

Wedde, Ian

Published by Auckland University Press (2001), Auckland, 2001
ISBN 10: 1869402480 / ISBN 13: 9781869402488
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Title: The Commonplace Odes

Publisher: Auckland University Press (2001), Auckland

Publication Date: 2001

Binding: Softcover

Book Condition: Near Fine

Dust Jacket Condition: No Dust Jacket

Signed: Signed by Author(s)

Edition: First Edition.


Inscribed by the author on the front cover, signed "Ian Wedde", dated 2004. [viii], (52) pages. Illustrated wrappers. Page dimensions: 228 x 150mm. New Zealand poetry. ; 8vo 8" - 9" tall; Signed by Author. Bookseller Inventory # 14718

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Synopsis: This collection of odes is deliberately patterned, but expressed in a contemporary voice. The introductory epode flags the themes of the works to follow, interspersed with two epistles lighter in tone, and concluded with a song of lament and of hope.

Product Description: A strong new collection from an important poet, his first in seven years. It draws inspiration from the odes of Horace (and Keats), shows a new reflective and sober mood, but also evokes the rich world of the senses and the pleasures of the moment.

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