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Author Galgut, Elisa, author

Title Attribute of poetry / Elisa Galgut
Published Cape Town, South Africa : Modjaji Books, 2015
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Contents The last light of evening -- The beauty of the night -- Eurydice and the TRC -- The violin teacher's house -- Expressive perception -- Evening run in Lewes -- The significance of significant form -- On holiday in Riebeek Kasteel -- The tyranny of the past -- The illusion of memory -- In memoriam -- In memoriam ii -- In the oncology ward at the Jo'burg General -- The sweetpeas -- She dreams of rain -- Still life -- Moore's paradox -- Heaps -- Humphrey Bogart's cigarette -- My muse -- Not a love poem -- The accuracy of letters -- The art of memory -- Helen Martins -- At the world's end -- Stargazing -- After the rain -- Treblinka -- The attribute of poetry
Summary These deeply felt poems are at once plain-speaking and alive with complexity; Galgut's elegant response to both pain and loveliness is inspiring. Elisa Galgut teaches in the Department of Philosophy at the University of Cape Town. She has a PhD in Philosophy from Rutgers University and a Masters in Creative Writing from the University of Cape Town. Her poetry has appeared in local literary journals and anthologies. She lives in Cape Town
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Subject African poetry (English)
African poetry
African poetry (English)
African poetry.
South Africa -- Poetry
South Africa.
Genre/Form Poetry.
Form Electronic book
ISBN 1928215025