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Becoming Light: Poems, New and Selected
Becoming Light Poems New and Selected
Author: Erica Jong
ISBN-13: 9780060183165
ISBN-10: 0060183160
Publication Date: 10/1991
Pages: 378
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3.5 stars, based on 1 rating
Publisher: Harpercollins
Book Type: Hardcover
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The most comprehensive collection of Erica Jong's very readable poetry - much of it romantic, sensual, lyrical, and witty. Some poems (like Becoming a Nun, my favorite) are outstanding, and read aloud are music to the ears; others are awkward, filling space. Selections are included from a dozen of her books of poetry, stretching from the late 60s to the late 80s -- in her case stretching from late adolescence/early adulthood to middle age - all in all 375 pages of her poetry. Recommended.