Queen of a Rainy Country

Poems by Linda Pastan

Publisher: W. W. Norton

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Cover of: Queen of a Rainy Country | Linda Pastan
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ISBN 100393062473
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Pastan's work here ranges from the startling image to run of the mill word play and musings on life in art. This could probably be said of most compilations of poetry, but lucky for the reader, the startling outweighs the everyday in Queen of a Rainy Country, particularly during the fourth chapter of the book/5.

Pastan has published more than 12 volumes of poetry, including this relatively recent book, "Queen of a Rainy Country" (), which consists of approximately 65 short poems.

Pastan's poems are simple, restrained, and concise/5(10). The final, and title poem, of the book "A Rainy Country" strikes the same melancholy theme as the poet juxtaposes the simple activities of life, such as setting the breakfast table, with the every day cruelties reported in the news and through history.

She concludes: "I am like the queen of a rainy country,/ powerless and grown old/5. Get this from a library. Queen of a rainy country. [Linda Pastan] -- "Linda Pastan writes, "the art that mattered / was the life led fully / stanza by swollen stanza." That life is portrayed here, from the poet's earliest childhood memories to the surprises that come.

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The Queen's Diamond Jubilee should increase demand. With impressive source notes and : Random House Publishing Group. Poet Linda Pastan was raised in New York City but has lived for most of her life in Potomac, Maryland, a suburb of Washington, DC.

In her senior year at Radcliffe College, Pastan won the Mademoiselle poetry prize (Sylvia Plath was the runner-up). Immediately following graduation, however, she decided to give up writing poetry in Queen of a Rainy Country book to concentrate on raising her family. 26, views 2 years ago.

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Linda Pastan (born in New York) is an American poet of Jewish background. From – she was Poet Laureate of Maryland. She is known for writing short poems that address topics like family life, domesticity, motherhood, the female experience, aging, death, loss and the fear of loss, as well as the fragility of life and : Ira Pastan.

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